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From the April 1, 2013 issue of Public Power Daily

Originally published April 1, 2013

Jim Wolfe will join the Iowa Association of Municipal Utilities as electric services coordinator. Twelve years ago, he began working as an operator for the New Hampton Municipal Light Plant. He became a lineman for the utility in 2007.

Left to right: AMEA Board Chairman Don McClellan, Steven Stein, Robert H. Young Jr., and Fred Clark, AMEA President & CEO, are shown at an AMEA Appreciation Reception Feb. 27. Stein and Young received the AMEA President’s Award at a conference in Montgomery, Ala. Photo by Steve Winslett, PureDesign

The Alabama Municipal Electric Authority honored Steven Stein, executive consultant with nFront Consulting, and Robert H. Young Jr., president of The Frazer Lanier Co., with its President’s Award. The award honors individuals who played a key role in the formation of AMEA and is presented in recognition of their continued leadership and dedication to the organization.

Annette Creekpaum, finance manager for Mason County Public Utility District No. 3, in Shelton, Wash., has been appointed manager by the utility’s commission, effective April 1, following the retirement of the utility’s manager, Wyla Wood, on March 31.

Jeff Armfield, vice president of fuels strategy and supply for Santee Cooper, in Moncks Corner, S.C., will become senior vice president and chief financial officer on July 1. Armfield began his career at Santee Cooper 29 years ago as a senior auditor. He will succeed Elaine PetersonJane Hood will succeed Armfield as vice president of fuels strategy. Hood has been superintendent of generation technical services since 2011. She joined the utility in 2006 as a general engineer.


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