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Jerry McNerney (Gerald M. McNerney)

Jerry McNerney, United States Representative from California, engineer. Member of American Mathematics Society, American Society Mechanical Engineers.


  • McNerney, Jerry was born on June 18, 1951 in Alburquerque.

  • Education

    • Attended, United States Military Academy, West Point, New York. Bachelor of Science, University New Mexico, 1973. Master of Science, University New Mexico, 1975.

      Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering and Mathematics, University New Mexico, 1981.


    • Contractor Sandia National Laboratories, Kirkland Air Force Base. Senior engineer United States Wind Power/Kenetech Inc., 1985—1994. Energy consultant various companies Procter and Gamble&E, FloWind, Electric Power Research Institute, 1994—1998.

      Senior engineer, field manager Wind Turbine Company, 1999—2003. Chief Executive Officer Hawt Power Inc., 2003—2004. Founder, Chief Executive Officer private manufacture of wind turbines, since 2004.

      Member United States Congress from 11th California district, since 2007, member vets affairs committee, transportation & infrastructure committee, science & technical committee, select committee on energy independence & global warming.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Member of American Mathematics Society, American Society Mechanical Engineers.



    Reading, hunting, running, hiking.


    • Married Mary McNerney. Children: Michael, Windy, Gregory.
    • spouse: Mary McNerney
    • children: Michael McNerney
    • Windy McNerney
    • Gregory McNerney
    Jerry McNerney
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    Born June 18, 1951
    (age 66)