Deborah Cook is a former mayor and city councilor for the City of Huntington Beach, CA. During her tenure in public office, Debbie served in leadership roles on numerous regional boards and commissions focusing on energy and resource conservation issues. She is a frequent presenter at conferences, schools, and community groups on the subject of Peak Oil. She currently serves as president of the board of directors of the Post Carbon Institute, and formerly served on the ASPO-USA board of directors.