Vice President Education
Joel Bladow

Tri State Generation and Transmission Assn.
Sr. VP, Transmission

Tim Brossart
Xcel Energy
VP, Enterprise Transformation Office


SECTION COMMITTEES


SAFETY 

Chair
Dean Larson

Kansas City Power & Light
Manager, Safety & Medical

Vice Chair
Dave McCormack
Xcel Energy
Supervisor Field Safety PSCO and SPS

Jeff Allen
Tri-State Generation and Transmission Assn.
Training & Development Manager

Chuck Hendry 
Austin Energy
Occupational Health & Safety Coordinator

Chad Johnston
CPS Energy
Sr. Director Enterprise & Public Safety

Scott Masino
Arizona Public Service
Manager, Corporate Safety

Brian Moore
Platte River Power Authority
Occupational Health & Safety Specialist

Chris Overman
Nebraska Public Power District            
Director, Human Performance

John Woodard
Western Area Power Administration 
Director, Safety


GENERATION    

Chair
Curt Brown
Black & Veatch Corp.
Central Region Director – Power Gen Services

Vice Chair
Tom Wos
Tri-State Generation and Transmission Assn.
Regulatory Program Administrator

David Aranda
El Paso Electric Company
Plant Manager - Rio Grande

Matt Ferguson
HDR, Inc.
VP, Client Development Leader

Jeff Kruse
CPS Energy
Sr. Director - Coal Generation Operations │ Power Generation

Gary Ruhl
Manager, Fuels & Technical Services
Omaha Public Power District

Ed Seal
Arizona Public Service
Director, Design Engineer & Projects

Richard Threet
PNM Resources           
Director, Power Generation

Kellen Walters
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas
Regional Sales Director


TRANSMISSION  

Chair
Angela Piner
HDR, Inc.
Vice President

Vice Chair
Ana Bustamante
UNS Energy Corporation
Director, T&D Engineering

Scott Bayer
Austin Energy
Director, Transmission & Substation Engineering and Construction 

Jedd Fischer
Nebraska Public Power District
Sr. Project Manager

Chad Kinsley
Black Hills Corporation
Electric T&D Engineering Manager

Chris Koch
Kansas City Power & Light
Manager, Substation Engineering

Keith Nix
Texas New Mexico Power
VP, Technical Services and System Reliability

Mike Pfeister
SRP
Supervisor

Chris Pink
Tri-State Generation & Transmission Association
Technical Services and Bulk Systems Planning Mgr.

John Quintana
Western Area Power Administration
Transmission Asset Maintenance Manager


DISTRIBUTION       

Chair
Bill Galloway

Colorado Springs Utilities
Standards Managing Engineer

Vice Chair
Joshua Jones

PacifiCorp
Director, Asset Management

Andy Alexander
Kansas City Power & Light
Manager T&D Central Design 

Steve Duran
SRP
Engineer

Brent Gerling
Kansas City Power & Light
Engineer IV - Central Design

Travis Johnson
Xcel Energy
Manager, Design Strategy and Performance

Danny McReynolds
Austin Energy
Power System Engineer Sr.

Frank Sanderson
Arizona Public Service
Manager, Metro Distribution Maintenance


VITAL ISSUES


CHAIR
Tim Mallen
Kansas City Power & Light
Manager, Field Support Operations & Contract Management

Vice Chair

Sarah LaBarre
Colorado Springs Utilities
Managing Engineer

Tyson Archie
Platte River Power Authority 
Reliability Compliance Manager

Catherine Crowfoot
Tri-State Generation and Transmission Assn.
Senior Manager Organizational Development
 
David Daly
Arizona Public Service
Program Manager Employee Engagement

Jim Trask
Burns & McDonnell
Sr. Mechanical Engineer

Steve Yexley
Western Area Power Administration Electric Power Training Center
EPTC Manager