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From the July 7, 2014 issue of Public Power Daily

Originally published July 7, 2014

Nicki Fuller

Nicki Fuller joins the Southwestern Power Resources Association in Tulsa, Oklahoma, as its new executive director. She will succeed Ted Coombes, who will retire Aug. 1. Fuller previously worked for the Southwestern Power Administration in Tulsa as a public utilities specialist and attorney advisor; and as deputy assistant administrator for Southwestern’s Power Marking Liaison Office in Washington, D.C. 

Pat Hohl has been promoted to assistant general manager of energy delivery at Riverside Public Utilities in California. Hohl began his career with the Philadelphia Electric Company before joining RPU in 1990 as an electrical engineer and advancing to senior electric engineer; principal engineer of customer engineering; electric field manager; and most recently, electric engineering manager. He has more than 30 years of industry experience and is the author of several books, magazine articles, and professional papers related to geospatial information systems.

The Florida Municipal Power Agency in Orlando, Florida, has made organizational changes within its power resources and regulatory compliance areas:

• Frank Gaffney, FMPA’s former assistant general manager of and officer of regulatory compliance, has been named assistant general manager of power resources. 
• Gaffney replaces Thomas E. Reedy, who was selected to lead the Florida Municipal Power Pool.
• Carol Chinn, FMPA’s former assistant compliance officer, has been promoted to regulatory compliance officer.
• Chris Gowder, FMPA’s former operations engineer III, will now serve as regulatory compliance specialist. 

APPA news
Tobias Sellier has been promoted from senior communications specialist to director of media relations and communications at the American Public Power Association. Sellier will assume an expanded role in terms of media relations planning and press outreach, as well as continue his work to help association members with their various communications needs. He will also continue his role as liaison to the association’s Public Communications Committee.



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