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RMEL INFORMATION

RMEL Board of Directors
OFFICERS

PRESIDENT
Joel Bladow
Tri State Generation and
Transmission Assn.
Sr. VP, Transmission
PRESIDENT ELECT
Paul Barham
CPS Energy
Sr. VP of Delivery Engineering,
Integrated Planning,
Substation & Transmission
PAST PRESIDENT
Scott Fry
Mycoff Fry Partners
Managing Director
VICE PRESIDENT, FINANCE
Mike Kotara
Zachry Group
President, Engineering Group

DIRECTORS

VICE PRESIDENT, EDUCATION
Neal Walker
Texas New Mexico Power
President, TNMP

Doug Bennion
PacifiCorp
VP, Engineering Services &
Asset Management

Susan Kidd
Arizona Public Service
General Manager, T&D Engineering,
Technology & Construction

VICE PRESIDENT, MEMBERSHIP
Elaina Ball
El Paso Electric
Interim Chief Operating Officer

John Coggins
SRP
Associate General Manager &
Chief Power System Executive

Kevin Noblet
Evergy
VP, Safety & Operations Planning

VICE PRESIDENT, VITAL ISSUES
Ken Wilmot
Associated Electric Cooperative, Inc.
Sr. VP & Chief Operating Officer

Charles Dickerson
Austin Energy
Chief Operating Officer

VICE PRESIDENT, MEMBER SERVICES
Dan Schmidt
Black & Veatch Corp.
Sr. VP, Power Generation Services

Lisa Olson
Omaha Public Power District
VP, Public Affairs

Nick Gardner
Black Hills Corporation
VP, Electric Utilities

Dawn Roth Lindell
Western Area Power Administration
Sr. VP & Rocky Mountain
Regional Manager

Susan Gray
UNS Energy Corporation
Sr. VP & Chief Operating Officer

Kyle Williams
Xcel Energy
General Manager

Tom Kent
Nebraska Public Power District
VP & COO

SECRETARY
Rick Putnicki
RMEL Executive Director

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ELECTRIC ENERGY | Winter 2019

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of ELECTRIC ENERGY | Winter 2019

Letter from the Executive Director
RMEL Board of Directors
Executives Navigate “Strategic Inflection Point” of the Electric Energy Industry—2019 RMEL Vital Issues Forum and Fall Convention Recap
SRP Apprenti Program Trains Former Power Plant Employees for Careers in Technology
The Future Was Yesterday— Electric Energy Workforce Strategies
2020 Events Deliver Diverse Member Company Experiences to Technologically and Operationally Build the Future of the Electric Energy Industry
RMEL Foundation Awards Record 47 Scholarships
2020 Calendar of Events
Member Listings
Foundation Board of Directors
Advertiser’s Index
ELECTRIC ENERGY | Winter 2019 - Intro
ELECTRIC ENERGY | Winter 2019 - ebelly1
ELECTRIC ENERGY | Winter 2019 - ebelly2
ELECTRIC ENERGY | Winter 2019 - cover1
ELECTRIC ENERGY | Winter 2019 - cover2
ELECTRIC ENERGY | Winter 2019 - 3
ELECTRIC ENERGY | Winter 2019 - 4
ELECTRIC ENERGY | Winter 2019 - 5
ELECTRIC ENERGY | Winter 2019 - Letter from the Executive Director
ELECTRIC ENERGY | Winter 2019 - 7
ELECTRIC ENERGY | Winter 2019 - RMEL Board of Directors
ELECTRIC ENERGY | Winter 2019 - 9
ELECTRIC ENERGY | Winter 2019 - Executives Navigate “Strategic Inflection Point” of the Electric Energy Industry—2019 RMEL Vital Issues Forum and Fall Convention Recap
ELECTRIC ENERGY | Winter 2019 - 11
ELECTRIC ENERGY | Winter 2019 - 12
ELECTRIC ENERGY | Winter 2019 - 13
ELECTRIC ENERGY | Winter 2019 - SRP Apprenti Program Trains Former Power Plant Employees for Careers in Technology
ELECTRIC ENERGY | Winter 2019 - 15
ELECTRIC ENERGY | Winter 2019 - 16
ELECTRIC ENERGY | Winter 2019 - 17
ELECTRIC ENERGY | Winter 2019 - The Future Was Yesterday— Electric Energy Workforce Strategies
ELECTRIC ENERGY | Winter 2019 - 19
ELECTRIC ENERGY | Winter 2019 - 20
ELECTRIC ENERGY | Winter 2019 - 21
ELECTRIC ENERGY | Winter 2019 - 2020 Events Deliver Diverse Member Company Experiences to Technologically and Operationally Build the Future of the Electric Energy Industry
ELECTRIC ENERGY | Winter 2019 - 23
ELECTRIC ENERGY | Winter 2019 - 24
ELECTRIC ENERGY | Winter 2019 - 25
ELECTRIC ENERGY | Winter 2019 - 26
ELECTRIC ENERGY | Winter 2019 - 27
ELECTRIC ENERGY | Winter 2019 - RMEL Foundation Awards Record 47 Scholarships
ELECTRIC ENERGY | Winter 2019 - 29
ELECTRIC ENERGY | Winter 2019 - 30
ELECTRIC ENERGY | Winter 2019 - 31
ELECTRIC ENERGY | Winter 2019 - 32
ELECTRIC ENERGY | Winter 2019 - 33
ELECTRIC ENERGY | Winter 2019 - 2020 Calendar of Events
ELECTRIC ENERGY | Winter 2019 - 35
ELECTRIC ENERGY | Winter 2019 - Member Listings
ELECTRIC ENERGY | Winter 2019 - 37
ELECTRIC ENERGY | Winter 2019 - Advertiser’s Index
ELECTRIC ENERGY | Winter 2019 - cover3
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