September 21-23, 2022

Host Committee

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is partnering with Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) to host the 2022 GCEAF in Pittsburgh, PA. CMU will bring together a local host committee to ensure voices and perspectives from across the community – including industry, government, labor, non-profit organizations, and philanthropy – are part of the planning process.

Host Committee Co-Chairs

The Honorable Rich Fitzgerald
Allegheny County Executive

The Honorable Ed Gainey
Mayor, City of Pittsburgh

Farnam Jahanian
President, Carnegie Mellon University

Stefani Pashman
CEO, Allegheny Conference on Community Development

Host Committee Members

The Honorable Tom Wolf
Governor, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Brian Anderson
Director, National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL)

Jerad Bachar
President & CEO, Visit Pittsburgh

Rebekah Byers Kcehowski
Partner-in-Charge, Jones Day Pittsburgh

Christina Cassotis
CEO, Allegheny County Airport Authority

Jenna Cramer
Executive Director, Green Building Alliance

William S. Demchak
Chairman, President, & CEO, The PNC Financial Services Group

Ilana Diamond
Managing Partner, 412 Venture Fund

Patrick Gallagher
Chancellor, University of Pittsburgh

Jennifer Giovannitti
President, Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation

Diane M. Kappas
Vice President, Global Sustainability, PPG

Darrin Kelly
President, Allegheny/Fayette Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO

Joe Mastrangelo
CEO, Eos Energy Enterprises, Inc.

Hilary Mercer
SVP, Pennsylvania Chemicals, Shell

Joylette Portlock
Executive Director, Sustainable Pittsburgh

Joel Reed
Executive Director, Pittsburgh Robotics Network

Sam Reiman
Director & Trustee, Richard King Mellon Foundation

David K. Roger
President, Hillman Foundation

Bryan Salesky
Founder & Chief Executive Officer, ArgoAI

Sabrina Saunders Mosby
President & CEO, Vibrant Pittsburgh

Kevin Walker
President & CEO, Duquesne Light Holdings

Amanda Woodrum
Co-Director, Project to Reimagine Appalachia

A special thanks to our partners

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