Training Specialist, U.S. Department of Energy
Jeffrey Baumgartner has more than 15 years’ of Federal, state, and private experience in energy emergency preparedness and response. As a Senior Advisor for Infrastructure Security and Energy Restoration in the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability Jeff has led vital National security efforts to safeguard the American way of life. Jeff is a nationally recognized expert in energy infrastructure emergency response and preparedness. He has worked effectively with other U.S. government agencies, state and local partners, and industry to improve the security and resilience of critical energy infrastructure, and led teams to facilitate the restoration of damaged energy systems for more than 100 national incidents.
Jeff’s career has been focused on developing and implementing policies that strengthen national security by addressing all hazards that effect energy sector security. His knowledge of energy emergency response authorities and doctrine has served the Nation’s interests during the most severe national disasters. By working to combine Federal authorities with the interests of energy sector owners and operators Jeff has developed a network of partners and allies across the Nation.