BALTIMORE, September 20, 2004 (PRNewswire-FirstCall) — Constellation Energy announced that Julie Simon has been named managing director-national energy policy and regulatory affairs. Most recently, Simon served as vice president of policy for the Electric Power Supply Association (EPSA) in Washington, D.C. She will report to Paul J. Allen, senior vice president – corporate affairs.
In her new role, Simon will help lead Constellation Energy’s regulatory affairs activity and represent the company on national energy policy issues.
“Julie’s selection for this position demonstrates our commitment to being the leading advocate for competitive energy markets throughout North America,” said Allen. “Julie’s strong legal and regulatory expertise matched by an equally extensive knowledge of the energy industry gained while at both EPSA and several notable law firms makes her a natural for this position.”
Prior to joining Constellation Energy, Simon spent nearly nine years at EPSA, where she led the organization’s regulatory affairs activity. In addition, she practiced law for ten years at several firms in Washington, D.C. and Anchorage, AK. Simon earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of California-Berkeley and a juris doctorate from Golden Gate University’s School of Law in San Francisco.
Constellation Energy (http://www.constellation.com), a Fortune 500 company based in Baltimore, is the nation’s leading competitive supplier of electricity to large commercial and industrial customers and one of the nation’s largest wholesale power sellers. Constellation Energy also manages fuels and energy services on behalf of energy intensive industries and utilities. It owns and operates a diversified fleet of 35 power plants in 12 states. The company delivers electricity and natural gas through the Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE), its regulated utility in Central Maryland. In 2003, the combined revenues of the integrated energy company totaled $9.7 billion.