Vice President, Energy Policy
Expertise: Energy and environmental policy, legislative process, congressional oversight
Greg Dotson is the Vice President for Energy Policy at American Progress. His work focuses on finding solutions to the nation’s energy and environmental challenges. For more than 18 years, Dotson was the lead environmental and energy staffer for Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-CA) and a top staffer on the House Energy and Commerce Committee and the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. His major accomplishments include House passage of comprehensive climate change legislation and the enactment of laws on clean energy, pesticide safety, drinking water, and clean air. Dotson has also devoted countless hours to the strategic defense of existing environmental protection laws.
Dotson is a 1995 graduate of the University of Oregon School of Law and earned an undergraduate degree from Virginia Tech.