Maria Duaime Robinson is the Director of the Grid Deployment Office. She was the first Korean American elected to the Massachusetts General Court, where she served in the House of Representatives from 2019-2022. While in office, she led the bicameral Clean Energy Caucus and was the Massachusetts state lead for the National Caucus of Environmental Legislators where she also served on the board and was the only state legislator on the U.S. EPA Clean Air Act Advisory Committee. 


Maria Robinson

Serving as the Principal Deputy Director for the Grid Deployment Office at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Patricia A. Hoffman is supporting the execution of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and the development of the Grid Deployment Office. From January 2017 until November 2017, Patricia served as DOE’s Acting Under Secretary for Science and Energy and was also a Senate-confirmed Assistant Secretary for the Office of Electricity from June 2010 to January 2017, after serving as Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary since November 2007. 

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Whitney Muse is the Chief of Staff of the Grid Deployment Office, after serving as the Chief of Staff for the Office of Electricity. She was most recently a manager in Deloitte's federal energy practice, where she provided policy and regulatory analysis of domestic and international power sector projects. Previously, she worked at the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners implementing capacity-building programs for energy regulators around the world. 

Whitney Muse

Agustín F. Carbó is the inaugural Director of the Puerto Rico Grid Modernization and Recovery Team. Most recently, he served as the Director of the Environmental Defense Fund’s Energy Transition program where he focused on energy policy and community-driven solar and storage projects to bring clean, affordable, and reliable electricity to the island and address its long-term energy and economic development needs.

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Jeff Dennis is the Deputy Director for Transmission at the Grid Deployment Office (GDO). Prior to joining GDO, Jeff was General Counsel and Managing Director at Advanced Energy Economy (now Advanced Energy United). He also has held senior legal and policy positions at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and worked as a lawyer in private practice representing a wide range of private and public energy sector clients in proceedings before FERC, state public utility commissions, and in the courts.

Jeff Dennis

Ashley Roberts is the Chief Operating Officer of the Grid Deployment Office (GDO). Working at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) prior to joining the Department of Energy, Ashley brings 15 years of federal government experience to this position. Most recently, she served as the Deputy Director for Decommissioning, Uranium Recovery, and Waste Programs, where she provided executive direction for the regulation and oversight of low-level waste and uranium recovery and NRC’s materials, power, and non-power reactor decommissioning.