Powering Strong Communities

Leadership & Board of Directors

Leadership Team

 

  Scott Corwin Headshot  
  Scott Corwin
President & CEO
 

 

  Jeff Haas Headshot   Adrienne Lotto Headshot  
  Jeff Haas
Senior Vice President, Membership and Marketing
  Adrienne Lotto
Senior Vice President
Grid Security, Technical & Operations Services
 
  Harry Olibris Headshot   Amy Rigney-Gay Headshot  
  Harry Olibris
Senior Vice President, Finance and Administration & Chief Financial Officer
  Amy Rigney-Gay
Senior Vice President,
Human Resources & Administration
 
  Ursula Schryver Headshot   Desmarie Waterhouse  
  Ursula Schryver
Senior Vice President,
Education, Training, and Events
  Desmarie Waterhouse
Senior Vice President,
Advocacy and Communications & General Counsel
 

 

Michael Coe Headshot Amy Thomas Headshot
Michael Coe
Vice President,
Security, Resilience, and Energy Solutions
Amy Thomas
Vice President,
Government Relations

 

Board of Directors

Officers

Nick LawlerNicholas Lawler, Chair
General Manager, Littleton Electric Light and Water Departments, Massachusetts
Nick joined the Littleton Electric Light and Water Departments (LELWD) in 2001 as an electrical engineer and has served as the General Manager of LELWD since his appointment in August of 2018. As LELWD’s General Manager, Nick serves a five-member elected Board of Commissioners and is responsible for the strategic direction, administration, and overall management of LELWD. Nick earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from Villanova University and a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Bentley University, and he also holds a Professional Engineering license in the state of Massachusetts. Nick is the current President and serves on the Executive Committee of the Northeast Public Power Association (NEPPA), a non-profit trade association that was founded in 1965 to represent and serve consumer owned utilities in New England.
John Haarlow HeadshotJohn Haarlow, Chair-Elect
CEO/General Manager, Snohomish County PUD, Washington
John was appointed to serve as Snohomish County PUD's CEO/General Manager on October 8, 2018. He joined the PUD in February 2017 as Assistant General Manager of Distribution & Engineering Services, bringing over 30 years of experience in the electric utility industry. In that role, he was responsible for construction, engineering, operations and maintenance of the utility’s transmission, substation, and distribution assets. He also oversaw fleet, real estate and environmental functions. Before joining the PUD, John worked for the Public Service Company of New Mexico, serving as both Director of Safety and Transmission and Distribution Engineering and Operations. He began his career at the Central Illinois Light Company where he was an IBEW journeyman for 10 years. John also worked as Vice President of Power Delivery for the Indianapolis Power and Light Company. He attended the University of Illinois and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in accounting.
Mike Peters HeadshotMichael W. Peters, Vice Chair
President and Chief Executive Officer, WPPI Energy, Wisconsin

Mike joined WPPI Energy in January 2011 as President and CEO, responsible for the organization’s leadership, strategic direction, and day-to-day operations. He currently serves as a member of APPA’s CEO Climate Change and Generation Policy Committee, the Board of Directors of the Transmission Access Policy Study group, and the Board of Directors for the American Transmission Co. Prior to joining WPPI Energy, Peters was CEO for 16 years at the Michigan Electric Cooperative Association, the statewide trade association for Michigan’s electric cooperative industry. He also held leadership positions at the Association of Illinois Electric Cooperatives and the Kansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc., where he served as general counsel. He holds a law degree from the Washburn University School of Law and a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.
Bret Carroll HeadshotBret Carroll, Treasurer
CEO, Conway Corp, Arkansas
Bret has been with Conway Corp for 26 years, serving first as Chief Financial Officer and now as CEO for the last seven years. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Central Arkansas and is a certified public accountant. He holds a Public Power Manager Certificate from the American Public Power Association. Bret also serves as the Vice President of Finance for the Arkansas Municipal Power Association, as Vice-Chair of the UCA Foundation Board, and on the Boards of Directors for organizations including the Conway Development Corporation, the Conway Airport Advisory Board, and the Conway Regional Medical Center Foundation Board.
David OsburnDavid Osburn, Immediate Past Chair
General Manager, Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority
Dave has served as the General Manager of the Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority (OMPA) since 2013. Dave started his employment at OMPA in 2007 as the Director of Operations. Before coming to OMPA, he served nine years as the General Manager and CEO of Richmond Power & Light in Richmond, Indiana. Dave currently serves on the Members Committee of the Southwest Power Pool, the Boards of the American Public Power Association, and the Transmission Access Policy Study Group. Since joining OMPA, the Authority has seen several changes and advancements, such as adding new member cities, implementation of complex energy markets, and generating plant additions. He received his Master of Business Administration degree from Indiana Wesleyan University and his Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana.

Additional Executive Committee Members

Daniel Beans
Roseville Electric Utility, California 

Thomas Kent
Nebraska Public Power District, Columbus, Nebraska

David Leathers
Jamestown Board of Public Utilities, New York 

Brian Solsbee
Tennessee Municipal Electric Power Association
, Brentwood, Tennessee

Amy Zubaly
Florida Municipal Electric Association, Tallahassee, Florida

 

Ex Officio

Mike Squires, Chair, Advisory Committee
Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems

Lee Meyerhofer, Chair, Policy Makers Council
Kaukauna Utilities, Wisconsin

 

Directors

Region 1: Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming

Rosemary Henry
Wyoming Municipal Power Agency

 

Region 2: Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin

Katie Abraham
Michigan Municipal Electric Association

Edward Krieger
Piqua Power System, Ohio

Michael Peters
WPPI Energy, Sun Prairie, Wisconsin

Anthony Pochard
Anderson Municipal Light and Power, Indiana 

 

Region 3: Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota

Chuck Bryant
Carthage Water and Electric Plant, Missouri

David Geschwind 
Southern Minnesota Municipal Power Agency

Thomas Kent
Nebraska Public Power District

Paul Mahlberg
Kansas Municipal Energy Agency

Russell Olson
Heartland Energy, South Dakota

 

Region 4: Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Texas

Bret Carroll
Conway Corporation, Arkansas

Jason McPherson
City of Marlow, Oklahoma, Municipal Utility Authority

Gary Miller
Bryan Texas Utilities, Texas

 

Region 5: Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia

James Fuller
MEAG Power, Atlanta, Georgia 

Jason Grey 
Danville Utilities Department, Virginia 

Roy Jones
ElectriCities of North Carolina, Inc.

Lynne Tejeda
Keys Energy Services, Florida

Amy Zubaly
Florida Municipal Electric Association

 

Region 6: Arizona, California, Nevada

Dan Beans
Roseville Electric Utility, California

Edward Gerak
Irrigation and Electrical Districts Association of Arizona

Paul Lau
SMUD, California 

 

Region 7: Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, Tennessee

David Carroll
Paducah Power System, Kentucky 

Jonathan Hand
Electric Cities of Alabama

Brian Solsbee 
Tennessee Municipal Electric Power Association

 

Region 8: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont

David Leathers
Jamestown Board of Public Utilities, New York

Barry Tupper
Holden Municipal Light Department, Massachusetts

 

Region 9: Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington

Bear Prairie
Idaho Falls Power, Idaho

Lena Wittler
Clark Public Utilities, Vancouver, Washington

 

Region 10: American Samoa, Guam, Marianas, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands

Beatrice Limtiaco
Guam Power Authority