Austin Founder Lions Club

Texas Power - Do We Have Enough? by Sheri Givens

  • 06 Dec 2012
  • 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Wells Fargo Bldg, 400 W 15th St, 3rd floor


  • There is no fee charged for a guest visiting for the first time. Please present yourself as a guest at the registration table and we will gladly introduce you to the club.
  • Guests are charged a lunch fee of $15 for each visit after their first visit.
Texas Power 
Do we have enough?
by Sheri Givens

introduction by Lion Bill Martin

Sheri Givens Public Counsel at Office of Public Utility Counsel of the State of Texas will talk to us about Texas Power Generating Capacity vs. Projected demands

Sheri Givens

Speakers Bio: Sheri Givens serves as Public Counsel for the Texas Office of Public Utility Counsel (OPUC). 

She was originally appointed by Governor Rick Perry in December 2009, re-appointed in February 2011, and confirmed by the Texas Senate. 

Prior to joining OPUC in 2008, Sheri was an Assistant General Counsel for the Texas Workforce Commission and a senior policy attorney for the Public Utility Commission of Texas. She has also worked for the Texas Legislature and the Office of the Attorney General. 

Sheri serves on the ERCOT Board of Directors and on the Texas Reliability Entity Board of Directorshe was recently elected to the Executive Committee for the National Association of State Utility Consumer Advocates. 

Sheri earned her Juris Doctorate from the University of Houston Law Center, and received her Bachelor of Arts in Government from the University of Texas at Austin.

Featured Lunch Menu: meat and vegetables dish (TBA); mixed field green salad with assorted rolls and a featured daily dessert. Vegetarian meal or Grilled Chicken Caesar salad are available alternatives as well.

Please register by noon on Wednesday.

We order meals based on your reservations and must pay for them even if you do not show up. Please keep this in mind if your plans shift and cancel your reservation so we can adjust the headcount.

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