THE Oregon Public Utility Commission named Bill Warren director of its utility program. Warren will replace Mike Kane, who is retiring. Currently, Warren serves as administrator of the electric and natural gas division of the utility program.
Michael J. Mujadin was named executive vice president of Nitrotec Corp. and president of Nitrotec's wholly owned subsidiary Nitrotec Energy Corp. Previously, Mujadin was executive vice president of Coastal Corp.'s ANR Storage Co.
Consolidated Natural Gas Co. elected Raymond E. Galvin to its board of directors. Galvin retired in 1997 as president of Chevron U.S.A. Production Co. and as a director and vice president of Chevron Corp.
Andrew D. Lundquist, chief of staff for Sen. Frank Murkowski's (R-Alaska) personal office, was appointed staff director of the Energy and Natural Resources Committee. David Garman will fill the vacancy left by Lundquist.
Pam Hacker, operations manager of Texas Utilities' southern region, was elected president of the Texas Underground Facility Notification Corp.'s board of directors.
New York Power Authority Chairman and CEO C.D. "Rapp" Rappleyea began a one-year term as chairman of the executive committee of the New York Power Pool.
FERC Chairman James J. Hoecker named Katie Hirning to the newly created position of chief information officer of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Hoecker also named Carol L. Sampson, a senior employee at the Department of the Interior, to head the Office of Hydropower Licensing at the Commission.