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Michael Coe Joins APPA as Vice President for Security, Resilience, and Energy Solutions

Michael Coe recently joined the American Public Power Association as Vice President for Security, Resilience, and Energy Solutions at APPA.

Prior to his new role at APPA, Coe held a series of positions at the U.S. Department of Energy starting with his role as Chief of Staff for DOE’s Office of Electricity in 2018.

Coe subsequently served in the following positions at DOE: Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary, Transmission Permitting and Technical Assistance Division in 2019, Director of Transmission Development (2019-2020), Director of Energy Planning and Strategy (2020-2021) and Director of Defense Critical Energy Infrastructure (2021-2023).

Coe also held positions with consulting firm ICF, the Hawthorn Group, an international public affairs company, and the Camber Corporation.

Coe, who received a JD from the University of Baltimore School of Law, reports to Adrienne Lotto, Senior Vice President for Grid Security, Technical & Operations Services at APPA.