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Richard J. Grossi, chairman and CEO of United Illuminating Co., has been elected chairman of the North American Reliability Council. Grossi will serve a two-year term.
Thomas L. Fisher, president and CEO of Northern Illinois Gas Co. has been elected chairman of the Gas Research Institute's board of directors. Fisher will serve a one-year term, along with newly elected vice chairman, John F. Riordan, president and CEO of MidCon Corp.
Chairman Thomas G. Young has resigned from the New York Power Authority to become COO at KCI Long Distance Inc., a telecommunications company in Syracuse, NY.
Consolidated Natural Gas Co. has named William F. Fritsche senior v.p. of distribution and a member of the executive office. Fritsche will also continue as president of The East Ohio Gas Co.
Craig Elias will succeed William A.
Kellstrom as president and COO of NorAm Energy Services. He was previously executive v.p. of marketing and gas supply at Coastal Gas Marketing.
Derek C. Hathaway has been elected a director of Pennsylvania Power & Light Co. and the utility's new holding company, PP&L Resources, Inc. Hathaway is president and CEO of Harsco Corp., a diversified manufacturing company.
Jonathan M. Weisgall has joined California Energy Co.'s Washington, DC, office as v.p. of legislative and regulatory affairs. Weisgall, an attorney, is adjunct professor of energy law at Georgetown University Law Center.
Robert J. Hix, chairman of the Colorado Public Utilities Commission, has been appointed to the Committee on Gas of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners. Commissioner Stan Wise of the Georgia Public Service Commission will also join the Gas Committee. Commissioner Richard Hemstad of the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission has been appointed to NARUC's Committee on Electricity. Commissioner Gregory P. Conlon of the California Public Utilities Commission will join NARUC's Committee on Communications.
The board of directors of Stone &
Webster, Inc. has elected Edward J. Walsh v.p. Walsh was president and CEO of Stone & Webster Canada Ltd., a Toronto-based subsidiary.
Alan Martin has been named v.p. for human resources at The Southern Company.
CMS Generation Co., the independent power production unit of CMS Energy Corp., has promoted William (Wade) Bennett to plant manager of the 45-megawatt Craven County Wood Energy facility in New Bern, NC.
Former Indiana Congressman Philip R. Sharp has been elected to the board of directors of CINergy Co. Sharp is currently chairman of the Energy Board of the Keystone Center and lectures on public policy at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government.
Ronda Hartman Fergus has been elected a commissioner at the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio. Fergus was previously chief of PUCO's telecommunications section.
Audrie Krause, executive director of TURN (Toward Utility Rate Normalization) has resigned effective July 31, but will remain as a special consultant through 1995.
Cenergy, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Northern States Power, has reorganized its natural gas supply and operations. Jay Davis will serve as director, east region; Jim Borowicz will serve as director, west region.
Frank O. Heintz, former chairman of the Maryland Public Service Commission, is the first executive director of