Created in 2013, the Cybersecurity and Physical Preparedness Committee is a group of APPA members that advise and aid in addressing issues related to cybersecurity and physical preparedness, including legislation, mutual aid, and presidential executive orders.
Amy Thomas, (202-467-2934) Government Relations Director
Website and Administrative:
Forrest Sholars, (202-467-2959) Government Relations Coordinator
Electricity Sub-Sector Coordinating Council
The purpose of the ESCC is to facilitate and support the coordination of policy-related activities and initiatives designed to improve the reliability and resilience of the electricity sub-sector, including physical and cybersecurity infrastructure and emergency preparedness. The ESCC fosters a dialogue between senior industry representatives and Administration officials.
Visit the CAPP Committee's Document Depository. APPA Members Only.
For legislative and regulatory information, visit the main cybersecurity topic page.
APPA works with utilities, state associations and joint action agencies on mutual aid efforts. More than 2,000 utilities have signed a mutual aid agreement that addresses coordination with federal government agencies during widespread power outages.
Learn more about Mutual Aid.