MEAG Power on May 20 announced that Reiko Kerr has been named senior vice president and chief financial officer, filling the vacancy resulting from Edward Easterlin’s recent retirement.
Kerr joins MEAG Power from the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP), where she was senior assistant general manager. She will join MEAG Power effective July 18.
Kerr has 22 years of utility industry experience in public power, including 16 years at Riverside Public Utilities (RPU) in Riverside, Calif. She served as chief financial officer at RPU, among other executive positions in power supply and risk management, before joining LADWP in 2016.
Georgia-based MEAG Power is a nonprofit, statewide generation and transmission organization. Recognized as one of the leading joint action agencies in the country, MEAG Power is among the top public power companies nationwide in terms of annual net generation, megawatt-hour sales and electric revenue.
Its diverse, clean energy portfolio – delivering 66% emissions-free energy in 2021 – compares favorably with both the state and national averages.
Created by the Georgia General Assembly in 1975, MEAG Power provides reliable, competitive wholesale electricity to its 49 member communities, which own their local distribution systems, through take-or-pay contracts. MEAG Power also monitors and advocates on energy issues at the state and federal levels on behalf of its participants.