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Castlen Moore Kennedy

Abbott Appoints Four to State Energy Plan Advisory Committee

Gov. Greg Abbott recently appointed Daniel Hall, Castlen Moore Kennedy, Joel Mickey and Phil Wilson to the State Energy Plan Advisory Committee for terms at the pleasure of the governor. Additionally, the governor named Wilson as chair of the committee.

Hall is the vice president of measurement and billing for Oncor, and served in various roles at Oncor since 2009. Previously, he worked for Alcatel-Lucent and TXU Business Services. Hall is a member of the Southeast Electric Exchange engineering and operations committee.

Moore Kennedy is vice president of communications and public affairs for the Apache Corporation, and served in various roles at Apache since 2006. Previously, she worked for the U.S. Department of Energy, S&B Infrastructure and RWE Trading Americas. She is a board member of the Texas Oil & Gas Association, president and board member of the Texas Lyceum, and board member of Springboard, an educational nonprofit in Egypt.

Mickey is an energy and power industry consultant. Previously, he worked for ERCOT for 20 years as well as Altra Energy and Houston Lighting and Power. Mickey is a board member for Oklahoma University’s College of Computer and Electrical Engineering Steering Committee, Keys Property Management and Heartland Health Management, and a former board member of the North American Energy Standards Board.

Wilson is the general manager for the Lower Colorado River Authority. Previously, he served as the acting executive commissioner of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, executive director for the Texas Department of Transportation, and senior vice president of public affairs and corporate officer for Luminant. Additionally, he was appointed as Texas secretary of state in 2007.


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About Lisa Brown

Lisa Brown has decades of experience in corporate communications and marketing management with organizations including Coldwell Banker Residential, Grubb & Ellis, Marcus & Millichap, NAIOP, SIOR and ALM. In those positions, she worked in conjunction with chief executive officers and chief marketing officers to create corporate messaging, cohesive branding standards, strategic marketing plans and thought pieces. Brown is a frequent speaker at industry events and an editing adjunct professor for an online course. She has a master’s degree in mass communications from San Jose State University.

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