The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners appointed James Bradford Ramsay its general counsel. Ramsay's career at NARUC began in 1990. He previously served as a rates attorney with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
Chris Duhon, the former president of Houston-based Additech Inc., was named vice president and general manager of GRI's pipeline business unit.
Michael R. Peevey, founder and chairman of NewEnergy Inc., resigned in January. His company previously was called New Energy Ventures.
Commonwealth Edison Co. appointed Nicholas J. Lizanich as engineering and planning vice president for transmission and distribution operations. He brings 25 years of utility experience to ComEd, having served with FirstEnergy Operating Companies and Centerior Energy.
Mark W. Stewart joined AEP Energy Services as senior vice president, energy services. He previously worked at two units of General Electric and at Fisher Controls. Steven A. Appelt was promoted to senior vice president, administration, for the subsidiary. He joined AEP Energy Services in 1998 as vice president, administration.
Michael L. Heinrich joined Automated Power Exchange Inc. as vice president for business development and implementation. He most recently was director of sales for the power systems control division of Siemens Power T&D Co.
Dr. Roger W. Gale, former director of the Office of External Affairs for the FERC and founder of the Washington International Energy Group, was elected president and chief executive officer of PHB Hagler Bailly. Gale succeeds William E. Dickenson.