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Be an Industry Advocate
Denver Athletic Club
1325 Glenarm Pl.
Denver, CO 80204

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Thursday, March 29, 2018, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM MST
Category: Lunch & Learns

Why should I be an advocate? 

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Public opinion is a growing challenge for the oil & gas industry. Despite the historic benefits of the oil & gas revolution support for the industry has eroded in recent years. Job growth, energy security, lower energy costs and growing tax revenues have not translated into increased support for oil & gas. Addressing this challenge is essential to maintain political support and the next great hurdle for our industry. 

Coloradans for Responsible Energy Development (CRED) was created to help educate the general public about the energy, economic and environmental benefits of safe and responsible oil and natural gas development. Learn the latest on CRED's educational campaign and how your involvement is critical. We'll share easy and practical ways you can make a difference through employee engagement, community events, speaking engagements, philanthropy and social media. 

Join us for this month's lunch & learn and hear from Matt Most and Debbie Brown about WHY being an industry advocate is so important, not just in 2018 but for years to come. Thanks to our sponsor, the first 50 DPC members get to attend for free! 

Online registration closes 48 hours prior; as a reminder, all sales are final, however guest substitutions are available up to 24 hours prior to the event.

About our Sponsor:

Encana is a leading North American energy producer that is focused on growing its strong portfolio of diverse resource plays producing natural gas, oil and natural gas liquids. By partnering with employees, community organizations and other businesses, Encana contributes to the strength and sustainability of the communities where it operates.

 About our Speakers: 

As Vice President of Government Relations & Sustainability, Matt Most's team is responsible for key U.S. policy initiatives and governmental relationships for Encana Oil and Gas, Inc. Previous to leading the Government Relations team, Matt led Encana Natural Gas, Inc., providing compressed and liquefied natural gas fueling solutions to a variety of industries.

Matt joined Encana in 2010 from Edison Mission Energy where he was Managing Director of Environmental Policy and Strategy. Prior to that role, he served as Director of Emissions and Fuels for Edison Mission Marketing & Trading. He also served as Chairperson of the Environmental Markets Association for three years and as Director for five years.

Matt holds a Bachelor’s degree from Clark University in Environmental Science and a Master of Business Administration from Babson College.


Debbie Brown, a strategic communications and political consultant, directs her expertise to strategy development, messaging, and marketing for businesses, nonprofit organizations and advocacy efforts.

Debbie is a consultant for Coloradans for Responsible Energy Development, directing outreach and coalition building within multiple stakeholder communities. Debbie brings her passion for abundant, responsible and affordable energy development to Colorado at a time when the oil and natural gas industry is under attack. During the 2010 election cycle, Debbie was the Campaign Manager for the successful reelection of Congressman Mike Coffman. Debbie has directed political and messaging strategies for dozens of candidate and issue campaigns of every size. Prior to her work in the political and advocacy arena, Debbie was the founding partner in a boutique marketing firm. 

Debbie’s work has been featured on Fox News Special Report with Bret Baier, BBC News World Have Your Say, SkyNews, The Wall Street Journal, Washington Times, Washington Post, New York Times, as well as regional and local media.

Debbie serves on the Board of Directors for the National Women’s Coalition for Job Creators Network and is an inaugural member of the American Enterprise Institute National Leadership Board. Debbie serves on Board of Directors for the Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce and Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame. Debbie taught as an Affiliate Faculty at Colorado Christian University’s School of Business and Leadership. Debbie has been recognized as a “Who’s Who in Energy” and finalist for “Outstanding Women in Business” by the Denver Business Journal. Debbie earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration/Marketing from Northern Arizona University.