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Biographical Information for Myra M. FrazierEducation:BA Tufts University-International Relations-1990JD/MA Duke University-School of Law and Graduate School of Arts and Science-1995Awarded Fulbright Fellowship to Libreville, Gabon-1991-Focus on the impact of the petroleumsector on environmental policy formulation.Summary:I possess over 15 years in the energy and environmental field along with significantinternational, technical experience in Sub-Saharan Africa Began career as a Fulbright Fellow inLibreville, Gabon, conducting research on the impact of the petroleum sector on environmentalpolicy development in Central Africa. Later obtained a JD/MA from Duke University in 1995.Areas of Expertise: • Energy and environmental regulation-Energy Restructuring and the Clean Air Act, (CAA) and climate change- Environmental Law and Policy Center, Booz Allen & Hamilton, Appointment member to the MD Public Service Commission, Electric Utility Restructuring Taskforce Legal representation and climate advisory of energy companies--currently representing several small energy companies, including Leveraged Energy Solutions, (LES) and BalanceCo2. • Substantive, expert knowledge with respect to Sub-Saharan Africa. Fulbright Fellowship to Libreville, Gabon, technical advisor to the South African Government/University Cape Town, Energy Research Centre, Cape Town, South Africa. Represented the U.S. Government in numerous forums on matters related to Sub Saharan Africa and Energy, including the World Summit on sustainable Development, (WSSD Rio + 10, Johannesburg, South Africa); Africa Energy Forum, United Nations. • International technical cooperation/advisory with developing countries on matters related to energy, air quality regulation and climate change mitigation -U.S. EPA- South Africa and Latin America • Advocacy/Negotiation Skills efforts related to climate change and energy regulation and policy-involvement of the faith community-National Council of Churches in Christ- Eco-Justice Working Group • Foreclosure Prevention/Mortgages/Distressed Asset Negotiation-In-House Counsel-Keller Williams Realty, Baltimore Home Team,(BHT). Providing legal counsel to realty team and clients regarding the Short Sale process. Formerly, Lazarus & Burt, based in Baltimore and Rockville, MD.-Developed foreclosure prevent and loss mitigation practice group. Active participant in the MD State Bar Association Foreclosure Prevention Project, sponsored by the MD State Bar Association Foreclosure Prevention Project. Participant in the Certified Distressed Property Realty Expert, (CDPE) discussion group .My work and comments featured in Baltimore Sun article, featuring the MD State Bar Association’s Foreclosure Prevention Project, January 1, 2010. Video Profile of my work regarding the Crogan case featured in video presentation presented at the Gala of the Stars Awards Dinner sponsored by the Pro Bono Resources Center on November 13, 2010. 1
Professional Affiliations/Certifications:Licensed Attorney in the State of MarylandAmerican Bar Association-Section on Environment and Natural Resources and Section onInternational LawBaltimore Council on Foreign AffairsFormer Term Member-Council on Foreign RelationsAdvisor and co-developer, Ghana Gold Project, Tufts UniversityAdvisor, Howard University Africa Business ClubFor further information, please consult my professional profile on Linkedin,http://www.linkedin.com/in/myrafrazier.Contact InformationE-mail: email@example.comCell: 410-292-2906 2