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Full Panel Hearing On Natural Gas Prices And Impact On Consumers


1:00 – 1:30 Registration
1:30 – 2:00 Introduction and Welcome Remarks
  • Michael Peevey, President, California Public Utilities Commission
  • Dian Grueneich, Commissioner, California Public Utilities Commission
  • Senator Martha Escutia, Chairperson, Senate Energy, Utilities and Communications Committee
  • Senator Richard Alarcón, Member, Senate Energy, Utilities and Communications Committee
  • Assemblymember Lloyd Levine, Chairman, Assembly Committee on Utilities and Commerce
2:00 – 2:15 CPUC Staff Presentation: Impact of High Natural Gas Costs on Consumers' Winter Utility Bills
2:15 – 2:30 Low Income Oversight Board – Role and Concerns
  • Alan Woo, Chair, Low Income Oversight Board, Director of Planning & Program Development Orange County Community Action Partnership of Orange County
2:30 – 3:30 Panel One: Community Organizations' Discussion - Anticipated Impacts & Proposals to Mitigate High Winter Gas Prices for Low Income Customers
  • Bill Huang, Manager of Housing Development Commission
  • David Lizarraga, President and CEO, The East Los Angeles Community Union
  • Chris Vaeth, Director of Special Projects, The Greenlining Institute
  • Shirley Williams, Volunteer and Community Team Leader AARP
  • Mary-Lee Kimber, Attorney, Disability Rights Advocates
  • Juliet Stone, Attorney, Asian Pacific American Legal Center of So. California
  • Val Martinez, Energy & Environmental Services Director, Redwood Community Action Agency
3:30 – 4:15 Panel Two: Utility Low Income Program Overview & Proposals to Mitigate Winter Price Impacts on Low Income Consumers
  • Tom Bottorff, Senior Vice President, Customer Service, Pacific Gas and Electric Company
  • Ophelia Basgal, Civic Partnership & Community Initiatives, Pacific Gas and Electric Company
  • Anne Smith, Senior Vice President, So. California Gas Company/San Diego Gas & Electric Company
  • Lynda Ziegler, Vice President, Customer Programs and Services, Southern California Edison Company
  • Luis Frisby, Vice President, Southern California Division, Southwest Gas Corporation
4:15 – 5:00 Public Comment

Last Modified: 1/19/2010

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