Stephen P. Reynolds will succeed William S. Weaver as president and CEO for Puget Energy. Weaver, however, will remain chairman of the board of directors. Reynolds retired from PG&E in 1997, after nearly 25 years with the company, and became president and CEO of Reynolds Energy International in 1998.
The North American Electric Reliability Council (NERC) has elected Bruce A. Scherr, president and CEO of Sparks Companies Inc., to its independent board of trustees. Also re-elected to the board were James M. Goodrich, Charles J. Henry, and Donald P. Hodel for additional three-year terms.
Jim Wise, chairman and CEO of Neostar Group Inc., has joined the volunteer leadership team of the Resource Alliance Group of Houston, a non-profit organization providing former Enron employees with resources to start new businesses in Houston.
Southern Union Company announced the promotion of James H. Oglesby to president and COO of its Missouri Gas Energy (MGE) division. Oglesby joined MGE in 1968 as a service technician. He was named COO in September 2001.
Jim Groninger has been named Director of Government Relations for the Natural Gas Supply Association (NGSA). He came to NGSA from Texaco, where he was the Western Regional Manager for Public and Government Affairs.
Entergy Corp. announced the election of Claiborne P. Deming to its board of directors. Deming has served as president and CEO of Murphy Oil Corp since October 1994. He is also a member of the board of directors of Murphy Oil Corp. and Murphy Oil Co. Ltd. of Calgary, Alberta.