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- Wendy Stark Deputy General Counsel, Pepco Holdings Inc.
- Tyson Slocum Director, Public Citizen Energy Program
- Abbe Milstein Founder, Powerupmontco
- Jim Dinegar President and CEO, Greater Washington Board of Trade
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