About the program

The Jackson School of Geosciences Latin America and Caribbean Energy and Environment Program will create, foster and maintain a regional outreach network that will nurture cooperative and frank discussions of issues related to sustainable development of energy resources and environmental stewardship. The network will include representatives from governments, universities, private sector, multilateral agencies, industry and professional associations and other stakeholders.


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William Fisher is the Leonidas T. Barrow Chair and Professor in the Department of Geological Sciences of the Jackson School of Geosciences. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and serves currently as a member of the National Petroleum Council. Dr. Fisher has served as Assistant Secretary of Interior for Energy and Minerals under President Gerald Ford (1975-1977) and has chaired and served on numerous state and federal advisory boards, as well as committees and boards of the National Research Council and professional societies. He served on the White House Science Council under President Ronald Reagan (1988-1989).