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Energy Master Plan: Little-Known But Costly Initiative for New Jerseyans

April 13, 2021

The vast majority of New Jersey residents and business owners have never heard of the Energy Master Plan. Well, they should start paying attention, because it could cost them tens of thousands of dollars. Get an overview of the plan and hear from our experts — Regina Egea of Garden State Initiative and Mike Butler of the Consumer Energy Alliance — about why important modifications are needed to protect New Jerseyans from costly expenses while still maintaining the important goals of the plan.

  • Learn more about New Jersey’s Energy Master Plan at nj.gov/emp.
  • Learn more about Garden State Initiative at gardenstateinitiative.org or on Twitter @GSI_NewJersey.
  • Learn more about Consumer Energy Alliance at consumerenergyalliance.org or on Twitter @ceaorg.

Jeffrey  Kaszerman

Jeffrey Kaszerman

Jeff Kaszerman is the vice president of government relations for New Jersey Society of CPAs. He works with the CEO and board of trustees to create and implement advocacy initiatives that protect and promote the interests of the CPA profession, the business community and the public.

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Regina M. Egea

Regina M. Egea

Regina M. Egea, President of the Garden State Initiative (GSI), has held senior positions in both the private sector and public service. She served as Governor Chris Christie’s Chief of Staff from 2015 into 2016. This followed her prior roles in the Administration including as the NJ State Treasurer’s Chief of Staff in 2010 and 2011 and then for three years, in the Governor’s Office as his Director of the Authorities Unit beginning in 2012. Regina earned an M.B.A. in Marketing from Fordham University in NYC along with a B.A. from Montclair University in NJ. Regina previously completed the International Executive Program at the International Institute for Management in Lausanne, Switzerland and more recently completed Harvard University’s Women on Boards program in 2018.

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