Washington Briefing

March 20, 2017 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am
Pyle Center
702 Langdon St
Madison, WI 53706
Free to WPUI Members; $35 for non-members
Cara Lee Mahany Braithwait, Director, WPUI

March 20, 2017, 8:00-9:30 am

Washington Briefing

The Pyle Center, Madison WI

Pyle Center 2017 








Sponsored by Michael Best & Friedrich LLP
Hosted by the Wisconsin Public Utility Institute

Join Michael Best & Friedrich LLP for a special briefing from Washington D.C. about energy and environmental policy implementation within the new federal administration and Congress.

Michael Best & Friedrich LLP in Madison WI is pleased to welcome two Michael Best Strategies Partners from its Washington, D.C., office for this unique opportunity. Denise Bode and Tom Schreibel will bring their experience and expertise to bear in this informative session.  Following their presentation will be time for discussion about what the changes in EPA and DOE may mean for Wisconsin.

The presenters:Denise Bode

Denise Bode:  Attorney and partner with Michael Best Strategies, former chair of the Oklahoma Corporation Commission, former CEO of the American Wind Energy Association, and a former tax counsel to a member of the U.S. Senate Finance Committee. Denise was also the CEO of the American Clean Skies Foundation where she worked with the wind, solar and natural gas industries and the environmental community to explore options for assembling a portfolio approach to address generation that can provide clean energy and air in a carbon-challenged environment.

Tom Schreibel

Tom Schreibel:  Partner with Michael Best Strategies. Prior to joining Strategies, Tom served as vice president of government and industry affairs at Sheehan Family Companies, a national beverage distribution company. There he developed and executed strategies surrounding the company’s business practices, managed tracking of relevant policy activity for 15 state legislatures and Washington, D.C., and managed relationships and communication with industry leaders, legislators, and elected officials.


 Moderated by:

Eric Callisto

Eric Callisto:  Partner with Michael Best & Friedrich LLP. Eric is known for his extensive experience in energy and environmental matters, particularly the regulation of utilities at both the state and federal levels. Previously he served as chair of the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin, president of the Organization of MISO States (OMS), and was a member of the NARUC Board of Directors. He also served on the board of directors of the Wisconsin Public Utility Institute.


Registration Required:  www.wpui.org

Registration Fees:  Free to WPUI members, $35.00 for non-members.

Registration includes any printed materials and a welcome coffee.

Parking is available at the City of Madison State Street Campus Garage with entrances at 415 N. Lake St. and 430 N. Frances St.


This program is hosted by the Wisconsin Public Utility Institute.
WPUI is not responsible for the content of this program. Each presentation is the intellectual property of the listed author(s).
Posted in .