Policy Leadership

Advisory Committee

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.

Chair

Dan Hodges
Executive Director
Colorado Association of Municipal Utilities, Colorado

 

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.

Chair

Seth Voyles
Manager, Federal Legislative & Regulatory Affairs
Omaha Public Power District, Omaha, Nebraska

Vice Chair

Dan Hodges
Executive Director
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. 

Officers

Ben Kostick, Chair
Commissioner, Public Utility District No. 1 of Lewis County, Washington

David Alvey, 1st Committee Vice-Chair
Board Member, Kansas Board of Public Utilities, Kansas

Kathy Vaughn, 2nd Committee Vice-Chair
Commissioner, Snohomish County PUD, Washington

William Acee, Immediate Past Chair
Mayor, Village of Sherburne, New York

Learn more about the full Policy Makers Council membership.