Presidential Year: 2021
Hall of Fame Induction Year: 2015
GEORGE “BUSTER” BARKSDALE, C.E.M., C.S.D.P., C.D.S.M., served as CEO for CoGen Power Solutions where he led development for several major cogeneration and renewable projects. Throughout his 40-year career Buster has performed energy audits, designed and installed energy management systems, revised the Air Force maintenance program, revised the Department of Energy’s Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC) process.
Buster served as President of the DC Post for 8 years. He served in various Board positions at AEE including Regional VP and the Director of Government Affairs. Buster chairs the Certification Board for Cogeneration, is a Fellow and was inducted into the Hall of Fame.