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Nancy Schultz was promoted to engineering and construction services director at Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Corp. She joined Transco in 1982.
Columbia Energy Services has hired Greg Davis at its Pittsburgh office. He previously worked for the Natural Gas Clearinghouse and Exxon Corp.
James S. Thomson has joined Consolidated Natural Gas Co. as president of its new subsidiary, CNG International Corp. He last worked at Edison International's Mission Energy Co.
Westinghouse Electric Corp. has promoted Randy H. Zwirn, who will replace Frank Bakos at year's end. Zwirn will become executive v.p. and COO of the company's power generation unit. Zwirn's most recent post was g.m. of the power generation operations divisions.
Terrance L. McGill was elected president of Columbia Gulf Transmission Co. of Houston, a Columbia Gas System, Inc. subsidiary. McGill, a principal of Gem Energy Consulting, Inc. replaces R. Larry Robinson, now president of Columbia Gas Transmission Corp. in Charleston, WV.
Jeffery Pepper has joined Duke/Louis Dreyfus, LLC as manager of power transactions. He comes from Enron Gas Liquids, Inc.
Commonwealth Edison named Harold W. Keiser to the new position of chief nuclear officer. Keiser will oversee operations at all six ComEd nuclear plants. He previously was v.p. of nuclear operations for pressurized water reactors.
Bruce W. Wilkinson, former chairman and CEO of CRSS, Inc. was elected to NorAm Energy Corp.'s board of directors.
El Paso Electric Co. has hired James S. Haines, executive v.p. and COO of Western Resources, as CEO and president. Haines will also serve on the board of directors.
Raymond E. Galvin, president of Chevron U.S.A. Production Co., was elected 1996 chair of the Natural Gas Supply Association. Also elected: Michael E. Wiley of Vaster Resources, Inc., vice chairman; Rebecca McDonald of Amoco-Natural Gas, treasurer; Donald W. Niemiec of Union Pacific Resources Co., secretary.
Thomas S. Richards, formerly senior v.p. for energy services, was elected president and COO of Rochester Gas & Electric Corp. Roger W. Kober will remain as chairman and CEO.
The National Hydropower Association elected a new executive committee: Henry Martinez of the Tennessee Valley Authority, president; Chris Hocker of Consolidated Hydro, v.p.; Jerry Sabattis of Niagara Mohawk, secretary; and Leslie Eden of HCI Publications, treasurer.
Energy Secretary Charles B. Curtis named Rodney L. Adelman administrator of the Alaska Power Administration. Adelman replaces Lloyd A. Linke, who accepted a position with the Western Area Power Administration. Adelman will manage the asset sale and close of the APA mandated by President Clinton.
Timothy McKee has been elected chairman of the Kansas Corporation Commission. He succeeds Susan Seltsam, whose term expires March 15, 1998. McKee's term ends March 15, 1999.
William A. Berry of Compression Labs, Inc. has joined the Electric Power Research Institute as CFO.
Herman S. "Woody" Dorsey, Jr. was elected chairman of the American Association of Blacks in Energy. Dorsey is an engineer and plant manager at Consolidated Edison Co., and president of his own energy and environmental consulting company.
Stanley J. Brownell has hired on as v.p. of NUI Energy Brokers, Inc., which absorbs the brokerage activities of subsidiary Natural Gas Services,