Executive Advisory Council

    The advisory body of the Institute driving business and strategy issues, and directing the Institute. Council members include current, active utility members. Listed alphabetical by Company.

    Members
    Randy Bauer
    Randy Bauer
    Director EB Operational Resources
    Alliant Energy
    David Jost
    David Jost
    Director IT Services
    Alliant Energy
    Keith Hock
    Keith Hock
    Director, Transmission Technical Services and Operations Planning
    Ameren Services
    Joe Solari
    Joe Solari
    Sr. Director, IT Application Development
    Ameren Services
    Bob Carroll
    Bob Carroll
    Director Performance Management & Meter Services Support
    American Electric Power
    Becky Moehring
    Becky Moehring
    Director of Analytics Services
    American Electric Power
    Branndon Kelley
    Branndon Kelley
    CIO
    American Municipal Power (AMP)
    Jared Price
    Jared Price
    CTO
    American Municipal Power (AMP)
    Stacy Derstine
    Stacy Derstine
    VP, Customer Service & Chief Customer Officer
    Arizona Public Service
    Kim Wagie
    Kim Wagie
    Director of Data Management
    Arizona Public Service
    Patrick Dever
    Patrick Dever
    Chief Data Strategist
    Avista Corp.
    Jim Kensok
    Jim Kensok
    VP, Chief Information & Security Officer
    Avista Corp.
    John Millard
    John Millard
    Manager, Revenue Assurance and Enterprise Analytics
    BC Hydro
    Chris Folta
    Chris Folta
    Manager, Information Technology
    Benton PUD
    Steve Hunter
    Steve Hunter
    Director of Operations
    Benton PUD
    William Bell
    William Bell
    Director, Operations & Corporate Analytics
    CenterPoint Energy
    Kenny Mercado
    Kenny Mercado
    Division Sr. VP Grid & Market Operations
    CenterPoint Energy
    Sampson Ching
    Sampson Ching
    Head of Group Technology & Architecture
    CLP Power Hong Kong
    Bill Lopez
    Bill Lopez
    Manager, Information Technology
    Colorado Springs Utilities
    John Romero
    John Romero
    GM, Energy Acquisition, Engineering & Planning
    Colorado Springs Utilities
    Vijoy Mathew
    Vijoy Mathew
    Director - IT Application Services
    Consumers Energy
    Greg Salisbury
    Greg Salisbury
    Vice President of Distribution Performance
    Consumers Energy
    Otis Brown
    Otis Brown
    Founder & Director
    CICS-NC
    Jenny Dissen
    Jenny Dissen
    Corporate Relations and Strategic Partnerships
    CICS-NC
    Bert Hargesheimer
    Bert Hargesheimer
    Sr Director of Enterprise & Public Safety
    CPS Energy
    Todd Horsman
    Todd Horsman
    Sr. Director Strategy & Product Development
    CPS Energy
    Norvin Clontz
    Norvin Clontz
    Director, Grid Analytics
    Duke Energy
    John Mitchell
    John Mitchell
    Director, Analytics & Mobility Center of Excellence
    Duke Energy
    Tracie Boutte
    Tracie Boutte
    Vice President Customer Experience
    Entergy Services, Inc.
    Raiford Smith
    Raiford Smith
    Vice President, Energy Technology & Analytics
    Entergy
    Mark Browning
    Mark Browning
    VP of IT, CIO
    Exelon Corporation
    Cheryl Maletich
    Cheryl Maletich
    VP, Distribution System Operations
    ComEd, an Exelon Company
    Brian Hurst
    Brian Hurst
    Vice President & Chief Analytics Officer
    Exelon Utilities
    Scott Infante
    Scott Infante
    Director, IT Enterprise Technologies
    FirstEnergy
    April Marx
    April Marx
    Director, Strategic Planning and Analytics
    FirstEnergy
    David Herlong
    David Herlong
    Director Smart Grid & Innovation
    Florida Power & Light
    Andrea Pelt-Thornton
    Andrea Pelt-Thornton
    IT Business Solutions Group Manager
    Florida Power & Light
    Mark Warren
    Mark Warren
    Director, Customer Service Systems
    FortisBC
    Ruth Gardiner-Forbes
    Ruth Gardiner-Forbes
    CFO & VP of Finance and Human Resources
    FortisTCI
    Rachell Salao Roullet
    Rachell Salao Roullet
    Vice President – Innovation, Technology and Strategic Planning
    FortisTCI
    Piero Colagrosso
    Piero Colagrosso
    Enterprise Architect
    Hydro Quebec
    Josee Monfette
    Josee Monfette
    Director of Enterprise Architecture
    Hydro Quebec
    Sorana Ionscu
    Sorana Ionscu
    Director, Smart Metering
    IESO
    Chad Crossley
    Chad Crossley
    Dir. Enterprise Business Intelligence
    JEA
    Timothy Hunt
    Timothy Hunt
    Dir. Customer & Utility Analytics
    JEA
    Charles King
    Charles King
    VP & CIO
    KCP&L
    Katie McDonald
    Katie McDonald
    Director, Corporate & Customer Communications
    KCP&L
    Comfort Manyame
    Dr. Comfort Manyame
    Sr. Manager, Data & Business Intelligence
    Mid-South Synergy
    David Webb
    David Webb
    Chief Information Officer
    Nebraska Public Power District
    Brian Childers
    Brian Childers
    VP of Information Services
    North Georgia Electric Membership Corporation (NGEMC)
    Denton Williams
    John Wilson
    Director, Member Relations and Energy Services
    North Georgia Electric Membership Corporation (NGEMC)
    Mike Poucher
    Mike Poucher
    Director, Electric Utility
    Ocala Utility Services

    Joel Austin
    Joel Austin
    Vice President & Chief Information Officer
    Oncor

    Michael Quinn
    Michael Quinn
    Vice President & Chief Technology Officer
    Oncor
    Eddie Fee
    Eddie Fee
    Director, Customer Service Field Operations
    Orlando Utilities Commission
    Gerardo Laborda
    Gerardo Laborda
    Manager of Business Analytics & Process Improvement
    Orlando Utilities Commission
    Mallik Angalakudati
    Mallik Angalakudati
    VP, Corporate Strategy
    Pacific Gas & Electric
    Eric Back
    Eric Back
    Director, Compliance & Risk Management
    Pacific Gas & Electric
    Michael Shaw
    Michael Shaw
    Manager, Customer Digital Channels and Customer Analytics
    Portland General Electric
    Lindsey Sotelo
    Lindsey Sotelo
    Business Intelligence Manager
    Portland General Electric
    Matthew Smith
    Matthew Smith
    Manager, Business Information Platforms
    PPL LG&E & KU
    Chris Cardenas
    Chris Cardenas
    Vice President, Customer Services
    PPL Corporation
    Dan Dreiling
    Dan Dreiling
    Director of Market Research and Customer Programs
    Salt River Project
    Greg Whicker
    Greg Whicker
    Director, ITS - Information Management
    Salt River Project
    Donald Cribb
    Donald Cribb
    Manager, Cross
    Generating Station
    Santee Cooper
    Tom Curtis
    Tom Curtis
    VP, Generation Stations
    Santee Cooper
    David Baron
    David Baron
    Manager, Strategic Planning & Analysis
    Sempra/SDG&E/SoCal Gas
    Alex Kim
    Alex Kim
    Director, Residential Services
    Sempra/SDG&E/SoCal Gas
    Jeffrey C. Nichols
    Jeffrey C. Nichols
    Director, Information Management
    Sempra/SDG&E/SoCal Gas
    Paul Lau
    Paul Lau
    Chief Grid Strategy & Operations Officer
    SMUD
    Frankie McDermott
    Frankie McDermott
    Chief Energy Delivery Officer
    SMUD
    Benjamin Beberness
    Benjamin Beberness
    Chief Information Officer
    Snohomish County PUD
    Joe Goizueta
    Joe Goizueta
    Director, Maintenance Performance & Reliability
    Southern California Edison
    Raymond Johnson
    Raymond Johnson
    Principal Manager, Energy Forecasting & Integration
    Southern California Edison
    Leslie Sibert
    Leslie Sibert
    Vice President, Distribution
    Georgia Power (a division of Southern Company)
    Joe Trentacosta
    Joe Trentacosta
    Senior VP & CIO
    Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative (SMECO)
    Joe Tellez
    Joe Tellez
    CTO
    Tacoma Public Utilities
    Al Berrong
    Al Berrong
    Director, Enterprise Forecasting & Portfolio Analytics
    Tennessee Valley Authority
    Clay Deloach
    Clay Deloach
    Director, Operations Solutions Delivery
    Tennessee Valley Authority
    Bill Clarke
    Bill Clarke
    Executive Director, Strategic Innovations & Analytics
    The Energy Authority
    Tom Harvey
    Tom Harvey
    Vice President of IT & CIO
    The Energy Authority
    Josh Pack
    Josh Pack
    Sr. Data Scientist
    Vectren
    Tom Vargo
    Tom Vargo
    Director, Strategic Technology Programs
    Vectren Corporation
    Rody Blevins
    Rody Blevins
    President/CEO
    Volunteer Energy Cooperative
    Mark Verstynen
    Mark Verstynen
    VP Accounting & Finance
    Volunteer Energy Cooperative
    Tim Lang
    Tim Lang
    Dir. Bus. Effectiveness & Integration
    We Energies
    Tim Cowan
    Tim Cowan
    Director, Business Systems
    Westar Energy
    Deb Grunst
    Deb Grunst
    Vice-President, Information Technology
    Westar Energy