About Us

Charles Foster

Program Manager, OurEnergyPolicy.org

Charles Foster is a Program Manager for OurEnergyPolicy.org (OEP) focused on developing industry and academic partnerships as well as engaging experts in online discussions. Charles started in the energy industry with a small landfill gas-to-energy developer in the mid-Atlantic region. While in law school, he worked for the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Energy, Installations and Environment gaining insight into the development of clean energy projects on federal facilities. He was also a member of the Army’s Energy Initiatives Task Force (now the Office of Energy Initiatives). Charles received his law degree from Widener University and his B.A. in Economics from Susquehanna University. Charles is licensed to practice law in Virginia. He is an active member of the Virginia State Bar and the Energy Bar Association. For fun, Charles enjoys supporting Manchester United as well as visiting Colorado.


Maggie Rees

Program Manager, OurEnergyPolicy.org

Maggie is currently a Program Manager at OurEnergyPolicy.org (OEP), facilitating substantive dialogue on energy policy issues. Previously, she worked as an environmental consultant for Geo-Technology Associates, Inc. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies from Dickinson College and is currently pursuing a Master of Science in Environmental Science and Policy from Johns Hopkins University. Maggie is also a registered yoga teacher, and enjoys practicing yoga and hiking in her free time.


Kevin Mehren

Intern, OurEnergyPolicy.org

Kevin is the Intern for OurEnergyPolicy.org (OEP) managing social media, online resources, and the events calendar in addition to other administrative duties. Kevin holds a BA in Psychology from Michigan State University and is working towards a Master of Arts in Environmental Resource Policy from The George Washington University. In his free time Kevin enjoys backpacking, playing his guitar and trumpet, and watching hockey.

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