About Our Speaker:

JAN SMUTNY-JONES is Chief Executive Officer of the Independent Energy Producers Association (IEP) located in Sacramento, California.

Mr. Smutny-Jones has represented IEP since 1987. Mr. Smutny-Jones has been a pivotal player in the California restructuring efforts. He was a principal in the California Memorandum of Understanding and a key party in the restructuring legislation. He has served as Chair of the Governing Board of the California Independent System Operator. In addition, he served on the Governing Board of the California Power Exchange and the Restructuring Trusts Advisory Committee.

Mr. Smutny-Jones is a graduate of Loyola Law School and is a member of the American, California State and Sacramento County Bar Associations. He did his undergraduate work at California State University, Long Beach, and has a certificate in Environmental Management from the University of Southern California.