Philip R. Sharp, former 10-term congressman from Indiana, has been named director of the Institute of Politics at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government. Sharp assumes the position on July 1, succeeding Charles Royer, former mayor of Seattle, WA.
NICOR Inc. has elected Thomas L. Fisher, currently president and COO, to the additional position of CEO. Fisher will continue as president and CEO of Northern Illinois Gas Co., the company's largest subsidiary.
Charles W. Terrill has been named executive vice president of the three corporations that serve North Carolina's cooperatives: North Carolina Electric Membership Corp., North Carolina Association of Electric Cooperatives, and The Tarheel Electric Membership Association. Previously, Terrill served 10 years at Kansas Electric Power Cooperative Inc., 10 years at Hoosier Energy Rural Electric Cooperative Inc., and 2 years with Public Service Indiana. He is on the board of directors of the Nuclear Energy Institute and president of the Generation & Transmission Managers Association.
Theodore Levitt has retired after 13 years as a director of Pittsburgh-based Consolidated Natural Gas Co. Levitt is the Edward W. Carter Professor of Business Administration, Emeritus, at Harvard's Graduate School of Business Administration.
The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners has appointed Craig Glazer of the Ohio Public Utilities Commission to chair the Workgroup on Industry Restructuring. Lawrence Ingram, chairman of the New Mexico Public Utility Commission, was appointed to NARUC's Executive Committee.