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    Jeffrey Warren
    Jeffrey Warren
    Senior Policy Advisor, Office of the President Pro Tempore, North Carolina Senate
    Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina
    LocalityRaleigh-Durham, North Carolina
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    2011 - Present
    Senior advisor on energy, environment, and regulatory affairs
    2010 - Present
    Warren Media, LLC produces and markets kid and family-friendly entertainment. The company's first album "Synonym Toast" (written, performed, and produced by Jeff Warren) released in February 2011 has been recognized nationally with a Parents' Choice Award, a Kids Music Award Best Album, and a Preferred Choice Award from Creative Child Magazine.
    2008 - 2011
    Identified collaborative opportunities between State agencies and the faculty, staff, and students at Duke’s Nicholas School, Nicholas Institute, and Sanford Policy Institute in science policy issues as well as the integration of science and technology policy into natural resource management. Discussed joint opportunities for research grants/project ideas, guest lectured relevant courses, and was available to advise students.
    2004 - 2010
    Develop and manage the NC Coastal Hazards program for strategic enhancement of State’s Coastal Area Management Act (CAMA). Other duties include writing and management of strategies, grants, and contracts related to coastal hazards projects; advisor / technical staff member for the NC Coastal Resources Commission (CRC), the CRC Science Panel on Coastal Hazards and the Coastal Resources Advisory Council; DCM representative for the State Hazard Mitigation Advisory Group (SHMAG); member of the Coastal States Organization (CSO) work group on climate change; scientific / technical liaison to the Attorney General, the General Assembly, other governmental and non-governmental agencies, the media, and the general public.
    2009 - 2010
    Appointment to Study Committee and Legislative Research Commission Advisory Subcommittee by House Speaker Joe Hackney. The 24 member subcommittee was tasked with studying: 1) implications of energy leasing in federal waters offshore NC, 2) relevant federal and state laws germane to offshore energy exploration and development, 3) potential impact on national energy supply, 4) potential financial impact to NC economy, tourism, fisheries, and coastline, 5) potential environmental impacts to NC of energy offshore operations and onshore infrastructure.
    2001 - 2002
    Developed summaries on science and technology issues, studies and reports for weekly online publication; co-authored report “Invented Here: The 2002 Southern Innovation Index”; researched, compiled, and statistically reviewed data for “Invented Here” project and assisted with publication of “The Mercedes and the Magnolia: Preparing the Southern Workforce for the Next Economy.”
    1999 - 2002
    Taught undergraduate labs and lead field trips (physical geology, sedimentology & stratigraphy); assisted with logistics and acquisition for international marine seismic acquisition projects; managed seismic database and associated multi-platform computers.
    2000 - 2001
    Designed and executed electronic survey to +5000 members to determine science and technology policy issues of concern; analyzed trends between survey data and polling from general public; applied survey results to refine Society’s science advocacy program; wrote press releases.
    1997 - 1999
    Interpreted well logs and 2D/ 3D seismic data to generate drilling prospects; drilled 7 out of 7 successful gas wells in east TX during first year (tight gas wells in Cotton Valley Formation); responsible for overseeing open-hole logging operations of wells in TX, LA and offshore Gulf of Mexico; conducted geological briefings to management and corporate partners; completed 17-week geoscience new-hire training academy; proficient in oilfield database, processing & interpretation software (Landmark and Geographix).
    1994 - 1997
    Teaching responsibilities included lecturing historical geology, teaching historical and physical geology labs, and leading discussion sections for multidisciplinary class “Concepts of Science.”
    1992 - 1995
    Planned and installed passive leak detection monitoring arrays; designed and conducted soil gas surveys; interpreted subsurface contamination; audited gas chromatograph and spreadsheet data.
    1994 - 1994
    Nominated by the Department of Geological Sciences (U of AZ) for summer fellowship jointly sponsored by the National Association of Geology Teachers and the U.S. Geological Survey for academic achievement in the earth sciences; specific projects during fellowship included: determination of landfill sites using GPR; ground water sampling and soil vapor extraction analyses (gas chromatography) for bioremediation study; lead emergency responder for air monitoring and aerial surveying of railcar fuel spill by U.S. Army at Fort Bragg, NC.
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