, general manager and CEO of the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) was elected chairwoman of the board of directors for the Large Public Power Council (LPPC). Schori is the first woman to serve as chair for the LPPC. She is a 23-year veteran of SMUD, and was named general manager and CEO in 1994. , president of the Nebraska Public Power District, was elected vice chairman. Both Schori and Mayben will serve two-year terms.
InfrastruX Group, Inc., the non-regulated subsidiary of Puget Energy, has appointed as president. Lennon was the co-founder and managing director of Lennon Smith Advisors, LLC.
was appointed president and will serve as the first chief executive for the newly formed Power Line Communications Association (PLCA). The PLCA, a trade association formed by a group of electric utilities interested in the potential to offer broadband services over the existing electric grid, will be headquartered in Arlington, Va.
, director of utilities for Tacoma Public Utilities, was named chairman of the American Public Power Association's (APPA) board of directors. Crisson has served as APPA's chairman-elect for the past year, and as vice chairman in 2000-2001.
, chairman and CEO of Phillips Petroleum Co., was named the 2002 Petroleum Executive of the Year. The award recognized the aggressive steps Mulva has taken to expand Phillips and position the company to compete in an increasingly difficult business environment. The selection committee for this award is comprised of international oil and natural gas industry executives.
has resigned as a member of Transocean Inc.'s board of directors. After seven years on the board, Kinder wants to devote more attention to his duties as CEO and chairman for Kinder Morgan, Inc. and Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P. Transocean does not intend to fill the board vacancy.
Dynegy announced that has resigned as executive vice president and CFO. was named as his replacement. Doty was with the company for 10 years and was named CFO in 2000. Dorey joined Dynegy in 1997 and most recently served as president of Energy Marketing and Origination.
was elected vice chairman of the Trans-Elect board of directors and executive officer of the company. Most recently, Smith was with the law firm of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP. Previously, he served as partner with the law firm of Sidley & Austin and was vice chairman of American Natural Resources, as well as vice chairman and president of CMS Energy.
Southern States Power Co. Inc. announced that has stepped down voluntarily as president of the company and now will serve as executive vice president overseeing sales, marketing, and government relations. , has filled the position of president and will continue to function as CEO and chairman of the board of directors.
, president and CEO of Castle Information Technologies, LLC, and , president of Rose & Kindel, a public affairs firm, were elected to three-year terms to the board of directors of Southwest Water Company.
Summit Energy appointed president. He succeeds , the company's founder. Headlee will retain the title of CEO and remain active in daily operations. Wilhite joined the company in 2001 and served as executive vice president.
Alliant Energy International and its Brazilian partner, Companhia Forca e Luz Cataguazes-Leopoldina (Cataguazes), were presented with the 2002 Ecology Award from the Environmental Association of Juiz de Fora (AMAJF), in Minas Gerais, Brazil. The award recognized the energy generation and environmental conservation initiatives of the Juiz de Fora power plant, the partnership's newly constructed thermal-electric facility. Juiz de Fora, a plant designed to use combined-cycle (gas and steam) technology and clean-burning natural gas to generate electricity, is the first utility to receive an AMAJF Ecology Award, which is awarded annually to institutions and companies that demonstrate excellence in preserving the environment.
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