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

David OsburnDavid Osburn, 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.
Nick LawlerNicholas Lawler, Chair-Elect
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 HaarlowJohn Haarlow, Vice Chair
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.

Layne BurninghamLayne Burningham, Treasurer
President and CEO, Utah Municipal Power Agency
Layne has been with UMPA for 24 years, with 21 years in management positions. Prior to his current position, Layne served as UMPA’s Chief Financial Officer & Power Resource Manager. His experience includes power plant operations, contract negotiation and administration, power marketing, open access transmission tariff proceedings at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, issuance of bonds and other obligations of UMPA, and administration of all UMPA financial and accounting functions. He is a member of the Colorado River Energy Distributors Association’s Board of Directors.

Anthony CannonAnthony Cannon, Immediate Past Chair
General Manager/CEO, Greenville Utilities Commission, North Carolina
Tony was appointed to the position of general manager/CEO of the Greenville Utilities Commission in 2012, after serving as Assistant General Manager/Chief Operating Officer since 2006. He has more than 30 years of experience in public utilities, joining Greenville Utilities from Greer Commission of Public Works in South Carolina. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a Master’s degree in Organizational Management from Southern Wesleyan University. His experience includes management of electric, water, sewer and natural gas operations. Tony currently serves on the Executive Committee for the East Carolina University Educational Foundation. He also serves on the Board of Directors and is a past Chair of the Pitt-Greenville Chamber of Commerce and is past chair for the Pitt County Committee of 100. He is involved with numerous other professional and civic organizations.

Additional Executive Committee Members

Daniel Beans
Roseville Electric Utility, California 

Chuck Bryant
Carthage Water and Electric Plant, Missouri

Jonathan Hand
Electric Cities of Alabama, Montgomery, Alabama 

Thomas Kent
Nebraska Public Power District, Columbus, Nebraska 

Michael Peters
WPPI Energy, Sun Prairie, Wisconsin

 

Ex Officio

Nicki Fuller, Chair, Advisory Committee
Executive Director, Southwestern Power Resources Association, Oklahoma

Jeff Hall, Chair, Policy Makers Council
Benton PUD, Washington

 

Directors

Region 1: Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming

Rosemary Henry
Wyoming Municipal Power Agency

 

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

Edward Krieger
Piqua Power System, Ohio

Michael Peters
WPPI Energy, Sun Prairie, Wisconsin

Anthony Pochard
Anderson Municipal Light and Power, Indiana 

David Walters
Grand Haven Board of Light and Power, Michigan

 

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

Thomas Falcone
Long Island Power Authority, New York

David Leathers
Jamestown Board of Public Utilities, New York

Stephen Morrison
Borough of Ephrata Electric Division, Pennsylvania

 

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

Bear Prairie
Idaho Falls Power, Idaho

 

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

Beatrice Limtiaco
Guam Power Authority