Nuclear Energy is America's Clean and Safe Energy Solution
Former Governor of New Jersey and EPA Administrator
Christine Todd Whitman served in the cabinet of President George W. Bush as Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency from 2001 to 2003. She was the 50th Governor of New Jersey, serving as its first woman governor from 1994 until 2001.
Prior to becoming Governor, she was the President of the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities and served on the Somerset County board of Chosen Freeholders.
Since leaving the EPA, Gov. Whitman has served as President of The Whitman Strategy Group (WSG), a consulting firm that specializes in energy and environmental issues. WSG offers a comprehensive set of solutions to problems facing businesses, organizations, and governments; they have been at the forefront of helping leading companies find innovative solutions to environmental challenges.
In 2006, Governor Whitman was named a Co-Chair of the Clean and Safe Energy Coalition, an organization dedicated to promoting the benefits of nuclear energy. She is also co-chair of the Republican Leadership Council (RLC), which she founded with Senator John Danforth, and is the author of a 2005 New York Times best seller, “It’s My Party Too.”
Governor Whitman serves on the Board of Directors of S.C. Johnson and Son, Inc., Texas Instruments Inc., and United Technologies Corporation.
She also serves on a number of non-profit organizations including the Board of Directors of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Board of Trustees’ Executive Committee of the Eisenhower Fellowships. She is a member of the board of directors of the American Security Project and Americans Elect. She is a co-chair of the Aspen Health Stewardship Project and a member of the advisory boards of Reform New Jersey Now and the Institute of Politics at Harvard University.
Governor Whitman has a BA in government from Wheaton College in Norton, MA.
Co-Founder, Former Leader of Greenpeace
Patrick Moore, Ph.D. “The Sensible Environmentalist” — Dr. Patrick Moore has been a leader in the international environmental field for over 30 years. He is a co-founder of Greenpeace and served for nine years as President of Greenpeace Canada and seven years as a Director of Greenpeace International. As the leader of many campaigns Dr. Moore was a driving force shaping policy and direction while Greenpeace became the world’s largest environmental activist organization.
In recent years, Dr. Moore has been focused on the promotion of sustainability and consensus building among competing concerns. He was a member of British Columbia’s government-appointed Round Table on the Environment and Economy from 1990 – 1994. In 1990, Dr. Moore founded and chaired the BC Carbon Project, a group that worked to develop a common understanding of climate change.
Dr. Moore served for four years as Vice President, Environment for Waterfurnace International, a manufacturer of geothermal heat pumps for residential heating and cooling with renewable earth energy. He is now Director of NextEnergy Solutions, the largest distributor of geothermal systems in Canada.
As Chair of the Sustainable Forestry Committee of the Forest Alliance of BC from 1991 – 2002, he led the process of developing the “Principles of Sustainable Forestry” which were adopted by a majority of the industry.
In 2000, Dr. Moore published Green Spirit – Trees are the Answer, a photo-book that provides a new insight into how forests work and how they can play a powerful role in solving many of our current environmental problems.
Dr. Moore currently serves as Chair and Chief Scientist of Greenspirit Strategies, a consultancy focusing on environmental policy and communications in forestry, agriculture, fisheries and aquaculture, mining, biodiversity, energy and climate change.
In 2006, Dr. Moore was named Co-Chair of Clean and Safe Energy Coalition, an organization that promotes nuclear energy as a clean, safe, and dependable source of power.