Lieutenant General Jeffrey W. Tally
Chief of Army Reserve and Commanding General USARC
Thursday, September 25th, 1:00 PM
Callaway Manufacturing Research Center (MaRC) auditorium
775 Ferst Drive, Atlanta 30332
The United States Army Reserve Command (USARC) consists of 205,000 authorized Soldiers and 21,000 civilians distributed among 2,000 units across the globe. The role of USARC is to provide trained, equipped, ready and accessible soldiers, leaders and units in support of a full range of military, contingency and humanitarian operations. For FY 2013, the overall budget for the Army Reserve was $8.5 billion.
Similar to the Department of the Army, the Army Reserve has been directed to comply with Congressional and Executive Orders regarding sustainability, energy metering, green house gas reductions, energy consumption and security, expanding the use of renewable energy sources with the goal of achieving “Net Zero” in water usage, waste and energy, and operational energy requirements by 2030.
Lt. Gen. Talley will discuss how diversifying the energy portfolio of the United States military influences national security policies and the R&D priorities of the Department of Defense.
In terms of background, Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Talley has more than 31 years of active and reserve military service, during which he has commanded unites at every echelon, from platoon to division-level, with duty in Korea, Kuwait, Iraq and the United States. Prior to becoming Chief of the Army Reserve in June 2012, he was President/CEO and Co-Founder and Lead Investor in Environmental Technology Solutions (ETS Partners) and an Adjunct Professor at The Johns Hopkins University.
Lt. Gen. Talley has a Ph.D. in Civil and Environment Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University and an Executive M.B.A. from the University of Oxford in England.
This program is a collaboration of the Energy Club at Georgia Tech, the Georgia Tech Strategic Energy Institute, and the Georgia Tech Energy Series.