Wednesday, February 9, 2011 at 10:50 a.m.
Roster of ESLC members
• General P.X. Kelley, USMC (Ret.), 28th Commandant, U.S. Marine Corps (co-chair)
• Frederick W. Smith, Chairman, President & CEO, FedEx Corporation (co-chair)
• Admiral Dennis C. Blair, U.S. Navy (Ret.), Former Director of National Intelligence and Commander in Chief, U.S. Pacific Command
• General Bryan "Doug" Brown, U.S. Army (Ret.), Former Commander, U.S. Special Operations Command
• Admiral Vern Clark, USN (Ret.), Former Chief of Naval Operations
• General Richard A. Cody, U.S. Army (Ret.), Former Vice Chairman, U.S. Army
• Adam M. Goldstein, President and CEO, Royal Caribbean International
• General John A. Gordon, USAF (Ret.), Former Homeland Security Advisor to the President
• Maurice R. Greenberg, Chairman & CEO, C.V. Starr & Co., Inc
• General John W. Handy, USAF (Ret.), Former Commander of the U.S. Transportation and Air Mobility Command
• Admiral Gregory G. Johnson, USN (Ret.), Former Commander, U.S. Naval Forces, Europe
• General John M. Keane, U.S. Army (ret.), Former Vice Chief of Staff of the Army
• Admiral Timothy J. Keating, USN (Ret.), Commander, U.S. Pacific Command
• Herbert D. Kelleher, Founder & Chairman Emeritus, Southwest Airlines Co.
• John F. Lehman, Former Secretary to the U.S. Navy
• General Michael E. Ryan, USAF (Ret.), 16th Chief of Staff, U.S. Air Force
• Eric S. Schwartz, Former co-CEO, Goldman Sachs Asset Management
• Michael R. Splinter, President & CEO, Applied Materials, Inc.
• Jeffrey C. Sprecher, Chairman & CEO, Intercontinental Exchange
• David P. Steiner, CEO, Waste Management, Inc.
• Michael T. Strianese, President, CEO & Director, L-3 Communications
• General Charles F. Wald, USAF (Ret.), Former Deputy Commander, United States European Command
• Josh S. Weston, Honorary Chairman, Automatic Data Processing, Inc.
The nation’s newest fan of mass transportation as a legitimate and vital national strategy is the gravitas-filled Energy Security Leadership Council (ESLC).
The panel of retired military leaders and corporate CEO’s has always cited foreign oil dependence as a threat to national security. In a report released today the council cites mass transportation, smart-toll pricing and new technologies as frontline warriors in the battle for energy independence.
The timing of the report is linked to the ongoing federal debate over new transportation legislation . The $50 billion-a-year highway and transit bill expired in September 2009 and has been limping along on temporary extensions. The latest extension expires March 4.
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