Kansas Sen. Brownback to Discuss Alternative Energy -- April 24

Wednesday, April 19, 2006
SNHU Communications Office

For Immediate Release
Office of Marketing & Communications 
Southern New Hampshire University
Gregg Mazzola, 603.629.4649, g.mazzola@snhu.edu
Michelle Dunn, 603.629.4662, me.dunn@snhu.edu

GOP Sen. Brownback to Speak about Alternative Energy at SNHU

Manchester, N.H. (April 19, 2006) – U.S. Sen. Sam Brownback, R-Kan., will participate in an alternative energy discussion at Southern New Hampshire University on Monday, April 24.

The event will be held at 6 p.m. in Robert Frost Hall’s Walker Auditorium. It is free and open to the public.

Brownback, who has represented Kansas in the U.S. Senate since 1996, will speak about national energy issues and energy legislation. Brownback is a cosponsor of the bipartisan Vehicle and Fuel Choices for American Security Act, which proposes using market incentives to encourage the use of alternative fuels. He serves on the Appropriations, Judiciary and Joint Economic committees and is chair of the Helsinki Commission.

Dr. Anne Korin, director of the Set America Free Coalition, also will speak. Set America Free is a group of nonprofit organizations and individuals concerned about America’s dependence on foreign oil.

Dr. Massood Samii, chair of the university’s International Business Department and a former chief economist for the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, will provide an overview of world oil demands and challenges.

A Q-and-A session will follow the presentations.

 Please contact Ryan Carney at 703.919.1672 or visit http://brownback.senate.gov online for additional information about Sen. Brownback.

 

 

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