THE former chairman of the Missouri Public Service Commission, Karl Zobrist, is now a partner at Blackwell Sanders Matheny Weary & Lombardi LLP.
Zobrist resigned from the commission on Aug. 15, 1997.
Robert C. Kelly, former chairman and CEO of Enron Renewable Energy Corp., was named managing director of renewable energy for Enron International.
Steven J. Lewis joined AEP Energy Services Inc. as senior vice president of energy services. Previously, Lewis managed trading of natural gas and electricity for Duke/Louis Dreyfus LLC.
Michael P. Childers joined Edison Mission Energy as a corporate vice president and regional vice president of development, Americas region. Childers most recently served as a director of Enron Capital & Trade Resources.
AEP Communications, a subsidiary of American Electric Power, announced that Bill Randle is the new director of energy information services. He will direct the development and implementation of AEP's new energy information services initiative.
Cinergy Corp appointed Donald B. Ingle, Jr. president of its energy services business unit. Ingle has served as acting president since May.
Michael Phelps, chairman and CEO of Westcoast Energy Inc., announced the appointment of Robert T. Reid to president and CEO of Union Gas and Centra Gas Ontario. Most recently, Reid was president of Westcoast Energy International Inc.
Mary O'Driscoll signed on with the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America as a senior communications editor. O'Driscoll has been a reporter with The Energy Daily since 1991.
Bruce A. Bachman, vice president corporate initiatives at DuPont, has accepted the position of CEO of AEP Conoco Energy Management Services. Donald M. Clements Jr. will serve as chairman, a position that will alternate between management representatives from AEP Resources and Conoco on an annual basis.
The Arizona Corporation Commission elected Commissioner Jim Irvin chairman. Irvin will serve as chairman until January 1999. He was elected to the commission in 1996; his term will expire in January 2003.
Ohio Public Utilities Commissioner Jolynn Barry Butler was elected the 107th president of NARUC. She succeeds Commissioner Bruce Ellsworth of the New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission. James Sullivan, president of the Alabama State Commission, was elected first vice president. Bob Rowe, a commissioner with the Montana Public Service Commission, was elected second vice president.
Michael Thompson was selected to serve as Pioneer's first president. Thompson has held the position of vice president with NetworkMCI Services since 1995.
Tony J. Finneman was named vice president of operations for Williston Basin Interstate Pipeline Co. Previously, Finneman was the company's director of operations.
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