Michael Simpson, Chair, Department of Environmental Studies, Antioch University New England
Curt Spalding, Administrator, New England Region, Environmental Protection Agency
Moderator: James Pindell, Political Reporter, WMUR-TV
Anne L. Kelly is Director of Public Policy at Ceres, a non-profit coalition of investors and companies, which seeks to promote leadership and best practices in sustainability. Anne also directs Business for Innovative Climate & Energy Policy (BICEP) a coalition of twenty-three leading consumer-facing companies including Nike, Starbucks and eBay seeking to advocate for meaningful climate and energy policy at the federal level. She is a registered lobbyist and is actively engaged on Capital Hill on behalf of Ceres and BICEP member companies.
James Pindell authors WMUR's Political Scoop and provides on air political analysis for WMUR-TV. The Washington Post called him the "Insider's Insider" for his coverage of New Hampshire politics.
Michael Simpson, chair of the Department of Environmental Studies at Antioch University New England (AUNE), entered college as a pre-med student, but in his junior year, changed his major to environmental studies. Now 57, Michael has been an AUNE environmental studies core faculty member for more than two decades, directed the Resource Management and Conservation program for thirteen years, and recently became chair of the ES department.
Curt Spalding is Administrator of the New England Region for the Environmental Protection Agency.