New Opportunities: Exelon appointed Tom Ridge and Dr. William C. Richardson to its board of directors. Ridge is the former Secretary of the United States Department of Homeland Security and a former governor of Pennsylvania. Richardson is president and CEO of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and was previously president of The Johns Hopkins University.
The board of directors of the National Association of Local Government Environmental Professionals (NALGEP) named Paul Connor as executive director and Bridget Thorsen Stesney as deputy director. Connor joins NALGEP following a career at U.S. EPA.
Silver Spring Networks announced that Thomas R. Kuhn, president of the Edison Electric Institute, and Corbin A. McNeill Jr., retired chairman and co-CEO of Exelon Corp., have joined the company's board of directors.
NiSource Inc. has restructured its leadership team. Jerry Godwin became senior vice president, Electric Generation and Transmission, for Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO). Godwin previously was vice president of electric generation and transmission, and COO of NIPSCO. Harris Marple became senior vice president, distribution operations. Marple previously was vice president of pipeline operations for NiSource's Pipeline Group. Kathleen O'Leary became senior vice president, energy distribution- regulated revenue. O'Leary also will remain president of Columbia Gas of Virginia, a NiSource subsidiary. And Violet Sistovaris became senior vice president, administrative services. Sistovaris previously was vice president, Customer Contact Centers, and will retain her leadership role with NiSource's five Customer Contact Centers.