Joe Gibbons, EEA Chairman, has earned a Bachelor’s Degree from Calvin College (1970) and a Master of Public Administration from John Jay College (1974). He has decades of experience representing consumers on numerous facets of energy, water and wastewater projects.
Joe is a former legislator, having represented District 100 in the Florida House of Representatives. During his tenure, he served as Chairman of the National Black Caucus of State Legislators (NBCSL) Energy, Transportation, and Environment Policy Committee. He has also served as The Chair of the Florida Legislative Black Caucus, the Ranking Member on the Energy and Utilities Policy Committee and the Democratic Minority Leader Pro Tempore.
Alton E. Drew graduated from the Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science in economics and political science (1984); a Master of Public Administration (1993); and a Juris Doctor (1999). During a 29-year career, Mr. Drew has served as a regulatory analyst, economist, and regulatory board member in the state governments of Florida, Georgia, and Maryland.
Mr. Drew has represented clients before the Virginia State Corporation Commission, the Delaware Public Service Commission, the Michigan Public Service Commission, and the Florida Public Service Commission. He currently maintains a private law practice and is a regular contributor to the blog talk radio show, Life Full Circle. He has also appeared on CNBC, WVON-AM 1690, “The New School” on Sirius/XM Satellite Radio, and has had guest columns and articles published in The Atlanta Journal Constitution, Business Week, The Daily Caller, The Orlando Sentinel, and the NATOA Journal of Municipal Telecommunications Policy.
Jason Llorenz is a professor, researcher and advocate with over a decade of federal and state-level policy development, strategic communication, and legal experience. Jason teaches courses in digital communication and policy at the Rutgers University School of Communication and Information.
Jason holds a BA from Cazenovia College, and Juris Doctor from the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law. He is a board member of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Alumni Association (CHCI-AA) and a member of the New York State Bar.
Harold Crumpton currently serves as the President of the Greater Ville Neighborhood Preservation Commission, Inc., a Community Based Development Organization. Formerly Mr. Crumpton served as Vice Chair of the Economic Development Committee of the National Board of the NAACP, President of the St. Louis Branch of the NAACP, and as a Commissioner of the Missouri Public Service Commission.
Amber Robinson is the owner of Robinson Law Office PLLC, a Florida based practice focusing on employment, family, and regulatory law. She also serves as the Legal Redress Chair of the NAACP St. Petersburg Branch and as a volunteer attorney for the Community Law Group of the Florida Bar and for WE ACT for Environmental Justice. Previously she served as an intern for Chief Judge David Demers of the Sixth Judicial Circuit and to clerk for the Hillsborough County State Attorneys Office in addition to the Department of Justice, Criminal Fraud Division and a whistleblower protection boutique law firm in Washington, D.C. Robinson is a graduate of Georgetown where she participated as a Civil Litigation Advocate in a year-long moot trial and received the CALI Award for Best Law Paper and worked with the Institute of Public Representation.