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Mark Dreyfus

Mark Dreyfus serves as the Vice President of Regulatory Affairs & Corporate Communications at Austin Energy, where he is responsible for representing Austin Energy’s federal and state legislative interests.

In December of 2009, Mr. Dreyfus was elected to represent the municipal market segment as a member of the ERCOT Board of Directors. He served in 2007 and 2008 as Chair of ERCOT’s Technical Advisory Committee (TAC), the stakeholders’ committee to the ERCOT Board of Directors, and as the TAC Vice Chair during 2005 and 2006. Mr. Dreyfus also served on the Board of Directors of the Texas Renewable Energy Industries Association (TREIA) from 2005 to 2009.

Before he joined Austin Energy, Mr. Dreyfus worked at the PUC as Chief Economist in the Office of Policy Development and as Advisor to Commissioner Pat Curran. He also worked as an economic consultant at National Economics Research Associates (NERA) and the Environmental Protection Agency as supervisory economist in the Office of Toxic Substances.

Mr. Dreyfus is a Plan II, Liberal Arts Honors graduate of the University of Texas. He holds a Master's of Public Policy from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and a Ph.D. in economics from Duke University.