The Advisory Committee provides a forum for discussion on policy and legislative issues for multi-service state and regional associations comprised of either all public power or combined public power and cooperative members.
Vice President of Government Affairs, Communications, and Member Relations
Missouri Public Utility Alliance, Missouri
Legislative & Resolutions Committee
Members of the Association’s Legislative and Resolutions Committee meet twice a year to propose and vote on new policy resolutions, which are then voted on by all Association members. Learn more about taking action through the L&R Committee.
Manager, Federal Legislative & Regulatory Affairs
Omaha Public Power District, Omaha, Nebraska
Colorado Association of Municipal Utilities, Colorado Springs, Colorado
Policy Makers Council
The American Public Power Association’s Policy Makers Council has 45 members — elected or appointed officials on the governing bodies of public power communities. Four members are appointed to the PMC from each of the 10 geographic regions. The PMC meets twice a year in Washington, D.C., and visits with elected representatives and congressional staff on issues critical to public power.
William Acee, Chair
Mayor, Village of Sherburne, New York
Ben Kostick, 1st Committee Vice-Chair
Commissioner, Public Utility District No. 1 of Lewis County, Washington
David Alvey, 2nd Committee Vice-Chair
Mayor/CEO of Wyandotte County, Kansas City, Kansas
Thomas Kuntz, Immediate Past Chair
Mayor, City of Owatonna, Minnesota
Learn more about the full Policy Makers Council membership.