COMED appointed S. Gary Snodgrass as vice president of human resources for ComEd and its parent company, Unicom Corp.
The board of directors of Bay State Gas Co. elected Debra P. Cornish vice president of culture development. Previously, Cornish held positions as manager, compensation and employee relations, cost analyst and external reporting analyst.
MCN Investment Corp. promoted Joseph L. Roberts Jr. to president from vice president of MCNIC Pipeline & Processing Co. Roberts was also elected to the MCNIC board of directors. He remains vice president of MCNIC Power Co.
The New Jersey Utilities Association elected new officers. Colleen A. McCloskey, president for public policy at Bell Atlantic New Jersey, is now president of the association. Victor Fortkiewicz and Walter Braswell were elected first and second vice presidents, respectively. Fortkiewicz is a vice president at Elizabethtown Gas Co. and Braswell is vice president, general counsel and secretary at Elizabethtown Water.
The board of directors for Enron Oil and Gas Co. elected Mark G. Papa president and COO. Papa, president of North American operations, also will manage the company's international operations. Edmund P. Segner was elected to a newly created position of vice chair and chief of staff.
John Howe resigned as chairman of the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities. David O'Connor, state commissioner of energy, and David A. Tibbetts, state economic development director, are vying for the now-vacant position. Howe has served as DPU chair for two years.
New York Public Service Commissioner Eugene Zeltman was appointed president and COO of the New York Power Authority.