About

For nearly a decade, Energy Fairness has brought together consumers, policymakers and other stakeholders to discuss energy policy in a fact-based, non-partisan manner.

The group’s commentary and perspective has been featured in publications such as the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, The Hill, Morning Consult and the National Journal.

PACE believes that the national conversation about the future of energy must include discussions about the cost of energy choices, as well as their benefits. In the end, America’s working families and businesses pay for the energy future we create today. That future must be affordable and based on rational decisions, rather than rhetoric.

Laura Schepis serves as the Executive Director of Energy Fairness.

During her two decades of federal government relations experience, she quarterbacked federal lobbying efforts on cybersecurity, disaster recovery, and telecommunications and contributed to efforts on many other issues, including transportation appropriations, commodity trading rules, energy efficiency and clean energy standards.

Schepis also designed and led national grassroots and political campaigns for electric utilities on climate change and brought consumer voices into the 2016 presidential campaigns.

After practicing law in Georgia, Schepis relocated to Washington, DC in 2000. There, she worked for the National Association of Development Organizations, the American Public Gas Association, the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association and the American Public Power Association. She currently serves as Chair of the National Energy Resources Organization and as a member of the Board of Directors of the National Energy and Utility Affordability Coalition.

Contact: laura@energyfairness.org

Energy Fairness Board of Directors

Board Chair - Cline Jones, Executive Director of the Tennessee River Valley Association and the Tennessee-Cumberland Waterways Council

Harry Alford, President & CEO, National Black Chamber of Commerce

William H. Verner, Executive Vice President, Georgia EMC

Michael S. McWaters, General Manager, Suwannee Valley Electric Cooperative

Bren Riley, President, Alabama AFL-CIO