Prior to joining FPL in May 2005, Mr. Kiselewski served as a Congressional Chief of Staff and was a 14-year employee of the U.S. House of Representatives.
Don currently serves as Immediate Past-Chair of the United Way of Palm Beach County, Immediate Past-Chair of the Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches, Chair of Florida Atlantic University’s Tech Runway Board of Advisors, Past-President of the Forum Club of the Palm Beaches, Past-Chair of the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County, Past-Chair of the Northern Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce and is on the Governing Board for the Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center. He is also a member of Leadership Florida Class XXXIV.
Don holds a B.A. degree in Political Science from Emory University and an M.B.A. from Florida Atlantic University. A 47-year resident of Palm Beach County, Don lives in Jupiter with his wife, Heidi, and three children, Katie, Jackson & Chelsea.
Pamela Rauch is Vice President of External Affairs and Economic Development for Florida Power & Light Company, one of the nation’s leading electric utilities. In this role Ms. Rauch is responsible for oversight of local government relations, community relations, economic development and new generation development for Florida Power & Light Company.
Prior to her appointment, she served as an associate general counsel overseeing the real estate, land use and environmental group within the company’s General Counsel business unit, where she focused primarily on local government permitting and licensing issues for the company, including all environmental licensing for new generation in Florida and development of its unregulated subsidiary’s wind portfolio. She joined the company in 1999.
Previously, Ms. Rauch served as an assistant and then deputy city attorney for the City of West Palm Beach, where she played a significant role in the redevelopment activities undertaken by the city, including the development of City Place. She was in private practice with the law firms of Jones, Foster, Johnston & Stubbs and Gunster in West Palm Beach with a concentration on local government and real estate law.
Ms. Rauch is a certified planner and a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners. She is Board Certified by the Florida Bar in city, county and local government law. Ms. Rauch serves on The Board for the Florida Chamber Foundation, Palm Beach Zoo, and is a member of the Executive Committee for the Economic Council of Palm Beach County. She was also a member of Leadership Palm Beach County, Class of 1998 and Leadership Florida Class XXVII.
Ms. Rauch graduated from Florida State University College of Law, with honors, and earned undergraduate degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Ms. Rauch, her husband Ted and their two sons reside in Jupiter Inlet Colony.
Eric Silagy is president and CEO of Florida Power & Light Company (FPL), a subsidiary of NextEra Energy, Inc., and one of the largest investor-owned electric utilities in the nation. He was appointed president in December 2011 and CEO in May 2014.
Mr. Silagy has worked for NextEra Energy companies for more than a decade. For FPL, he served as senior vice president of regulatory and state governmental affairs and as chief development officer, managing all generation development, including solar, natural gas and nuclear energy projects. At NextEra Energy Resources, Mr. Silagy served as vice president and general manager, overseeing all business activities for the company’s generation assets in southern United States; and vice president of business development, managing merger and acquisition activities, including nuclear power plant acquisitions.
Prior to joining NextEra Energy, Mr. Silagy served as vice president, mergers, acquisitions & divestitures at Entergy Wholesale Operations, based in Houston, and as vice president and managing director, Southeast Asia, for The Wing Group, a subsidiary of Western Resources. He also worked for U.S. Senator J. Bennett Johnston of Louisiana, in several capacities, including chief of staff.
Mr. Silagy was elected the 2013-2014 Chair of the Florida Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. He also serves as a board member of Enterprise Florida, Inc., the Florida Council of 100, and the Benjamin School. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from the University of Texas at Austin and a Juris Doctor from the Georgetown University Law Center.
Florida Power & Light Company
Florida Power & Light Company is the largest rate-regulated electric utility in Florida and serves the third-largest number of customers of any electric utility in the United States. FPL serves approximately 4.7 million customer accounts and is a leading Florida employer with approximately 8,900 employees as of year-end 2013. FPL’s typical 1,000-kWh residential bill is the lowest among reporting electric utilities in Florida as of year-end 2013, and based on data available in July 2013, is about 28 percent below the national average. A clean energy leader, FPL has one of the lowest emissions profiles and one of the leading energy efficiency programs among utilities nationwide. FPL delivered better than 99.98 percent service reliability as of year-end 2013. FPL has earned the national ServiceOne Award for outstanding customer service for an unprecedented 10 consecutive years. FPL is a subsidiary of Juno Beach, Fla.-based NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE). For more information, visit www.FPL.com.