Elizabethtown Com­mun­ity and Technical College, in part­ner­ship with LG&E and KU Energy, will host the sec­ond Energy Action Day today at 10 a.m. The Federal En­er­gy Regulatory Commission Chair­man Neil Chatter­jee is the keynote speaker with a talk about careers and trends in energy fields. The event is free to the public.

Chatterjee was nominated to the Federal Energy Regulatory Com­miss­ion by President Don­ald Trump in May 2017 and con­firm­ed by the U.S. Senate in Aug­ust the same year. He served as chairman from August 2017 to Dec­em­ber 2017 and again was named chairman on Oct. 24, 2018. Prior to joining the commission, he was en­er­gy policy ad­visor to U.S. Sen­ate Ma­jor­ity Leader Mitch McConnell.

Over the years, Chatter­jee has played a major role in the passage of major energy, highway and agriculture legislation.

A native of Lexington, he is a graduate of St. Lawrence Uni­ver­sity and the Uni­ver­sity of Cincinnati College of Law. Chatter­jee is married and has three children.

In addition to Chatter­jee, Aron Patrick, manager of LG&E/KU tech­nol­ogy re­search and an­al­y­sis, is speaking about emerg­ing technology and industry trends and an ECTC student in the craft in­tern­ship program is being featured.

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