Make An Impact!


The GRC Policy Committee (PC) is an add-on option for GRC members who want to fund advocacy work at the federal, state and local levels. A continuation of the expansive work of the Geothermal Energy Association (GEA), the Policy Committee is comprised of companies and individuals from a broad spectrum of the geothermal power industry. The GRC Policy Committee advocates for public policies that will promote the development and utilization of geothermal resources and provides a forum for the industry to discuss issues and problems.


2018 GRC PC Focus

Interim Chair of the Policy Committee: Paul Thomsen (Ormat Technologies, Inc.), email: pc-chair@geothermal.org.

Please note you must be a GRC member first to sign up for the Policy Committee. To sign up for a GRC membership please click here.


Policy Committee Levels
(fees are in addition to GRC membership fees):

Individual/Student/Faculty $100 - PC Individual Members will be included on the PC mailing list to be kept appraised of activities as well as receive an invitation to participate on PC meetings held every other month (by conference call or in person). (available only to GRC members)

Corporate Level $1,000 - PC Corporate Members will be included on the PC mailing list to be kept appraised of activities as well as receive an invitation to participate on PC meetings and vote on annual policy strategy. (available only to GRC Corporate Level members)

Board Level $10,000 - PC Board Members will be included on the PC mailing list to be kept appraised of activities as well as receive an invitation to participate on PC meetings. Board Level members will also receive one vote on PC specific actions such as policy decisions, letters, etc. (available only to GRC Supporting/Sustaining/Patron members)

The Policy Committee is governed by an eleven-person Executive Committee consisting of eight members voted by popular majority by all PC members (four Board level, two Corporate and two Individual members), plus the PC Chairperson, GRC President and Executive Director. The PC Chairperson is voted by popular majority. All PC members have one vote in regards to the elected Executive Committee positions. Voting will be annually at the GRC Annual Meeting.

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