As the current president of Bay Tree Government Services, LLC, Anne Hosford’s responsibilities are numerous. Bay Tree Government Services is a consulting firm for small and medium sized businesses in the Washington, DC area, and specializes in environmental and energy industries. Ms. Hosford has always been passionate when it comes to matters of energy and the environment. After graduating from Indiana University with a double major in Journalism and English, Anne Hosford worked briefly as a radio and television news advertisement producer, before going on to join the United States Department of Energy. As Public Information Specialist, she coordinated communications and legislative activities for the DOE’s Idaho National Laboratory with the State of Idaho and the U.S. Congress. Putting her background in English and Journalism to use, she prepared and presented informative briefings for audiences. After her role at the US Department of Energy, Hosford went on to work at the Nuclear Energy Institute in Washington, DC, where she took on a position as the Manager of Coalition and Issues Management. This allowed Anne Hosford to serve as legislative affairs communicator for two organizations that represent nuclear energy interests on Capitol Hill. At the Nuclear Energy Institute, she reported on US Congressional nuclear energy actions, and also founded, developed and established alliances with non-nuclear industry organizations. Anne Hosford accomplished all this in order to encourage the understanding and acceptance of commercial nuclear energy power.Indeed, much of Ms. Hosford’s own energy is applied toward contributing to energy and the environment. Anne is a member of the Women’s Council on Energy and the Environment, a non-partisan, policy-neutral organization that focuses on women, energy, and the environment. Their mission is to provide forums for dialogue and opportunities for industry women to effectively discuss cutting-edge energy and environmental issues, as well as foster the leadership abilities of members.In her spare time, Anne can be found biking, gardening, and swimming.