DEED Board

Current DEED Board of Directors

Board Chair
Mike Noreen
Conservation and Efficiency Coordinator, River Falls Municipal Utilities
River Falls, Wisconsin

Region 1 (Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming)
David Burnett
Power Director, Brigham City Power
Brigham City, Utah

Region 2 (Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin)
Mike Noreen
Conservation and Efficiency Coordinator, River Falls Municipal Utilities
River Falls, Wisconsin

Region 3 (Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota)
Brian Meek
Director of Training & Safety, Kansas Municipal Utilities
McPherson, Kansas

Region 4 (Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas)
Jennifer Rogers Smith
Director of Member Services, Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority
Edmond, Oklahoma

Region 5 (Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia)
Darryl Strother
Electric Operations Manager, Rocky Mount Public Utilities
Rocky Mount, North Carolina

Region 6 (Arizona, California, and Nevada)
Rachel Huang
Director, Energy Strategy, Research & Development, Sacramento Municipal Utility District
Sacramento, California

Region 7 (Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, and Tennessee)
Jared Combs
Business Intelligence Analyst, CDE Lightband
Clarksville, Tennessee

Region 8 (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont)
Jackie Pratt
Director of Advocacy & Customer Experience, Shrewsbury Electric & Cable Operations
Shrewsbury, Massachusetts

Region 9 (Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington)
Kyle Roadman
General Manager, Emerald People's Utility District
Eugene, Oregon

Region 10 (At-Large)
Kenneth Roberts
Supervisor of Safety Training / Mutual Aid Coordinator, ElectriCities of North Carolina
Raleigh, North Carolina

E&O Section Officers, 2022-2023

Nicholas Kumm, E&O Chair
General Manager, Marshfield Utilities
Marshfield, Wisconsin

Fredrick Rumery, E&O Vice Chair
Project Manager, Energy Delivery, Lincoln Electric System
Lincoln, Nebraska