Neil Chatterjee of Kentucky has been appointed Chair of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Prior to his confirmation, Mr. Chatterjee was an energy policy advisor to U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Mr. Chatterjee has played an integral role in the passage of all major energy, highway, and farm policies. Prior to serving Leader McConnell he worked as a principal in Government Relations for the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association and as an aide to House Republican Conference Chairwoman Deborah Pryce. He began his career in Washington with the House Committee on Ways and Means. A Lexington, Kentucky native, he is a graduate of St. Lawrence University and the University of Cincinnati College of Law.