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Statesmen's Forum: Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell

March 17, 2015 • 1:00 – 2:00 pm EDT

Shaping a Bright, Balanced Energy Future on Public Lands and Water

CSIS is pleased to host Secretary Sally Jewell for a public address on the Department of the Interior's energy priorities for the next two years. The Department serves as a significant steward of the nation's public lands, managing one-fifth of the landmass and 1.7 billion acres of the Outer Continental Shelf.


Secretary Sally Jewell
U.S. Department of the Interior

Introduction by:

Charles B. Curtis
Senior Adviser, Energy and National Security Program, CSIS
Former Deputy Secretary of Energy

Moderated by:

Frank Verrastro
Senior Vice President and James R. Scheslinger Chair for Energy and Geopolitics, CSIS

Secretary Jewell was sworn in on April 12, 2013 as the 51st Secretary of the Interior. She is trained as a petroleum engineer with experience in the oil industry, finance sector, and most recently as CEO of the outdoor retailer  REI.



Charles B. Curtis
Senior Adviser (Non-resident), Energy Security and Climate Change Program
Frank A. Verrastro
Senior Adviser (Non-resident), Energy Security and Climate Change Program