Leadership Team

Alex Hofmann

Vice President, Technical and Operations Services
American Public Power Association

Alex Hofmann is the Vice President of Technical and Operations Services at the American Public Power Association.

Alex sits as a Principal member of the National Electric Safety Code Main Committee, was named one of industry’s top 40 innovators by Public Utilities Fortnightly in 2017, and developed and piloted the Light Up Navajo project with the Navajo Tribal Utility Authority. He has been awarded three utility operations-related patents. He also sits on the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners Task Force on Emergency Preparedness, Recovery and Resiliency.

He oversees the safety, security, resiliency, energy services, reliability, and R&D portions of APPA member services. This includes programs like the Public Power Lineworkers Rodeo, mutual-aid, cybersecurity services, operations benchmarking, designation, and analytical services.

Alex assists the association and its members with technical advocacy before the Department of Energy, Environmental Protection Agency, Occupational Health and Safety Administration, Office of Management and Budget, and other governmental and industry forums.

Before joining American Public Power Association, Alex worked to develop electric infrastructure models, distributed energy projects, and LEED Certified electric systems. He earned his Master’s in Public Administration from Columbia University in the City of New York, and his B.S. degree from the California State University of Monterey Bay.

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