New Opportunities: American Electric Power named Michael Rencheck senior vice president and chief nuclear officer for its D.C. Cook Nuclear Plant in Bridgman, Mich., effective Nov. 1. He has been AEP’s senior vice president – engineering, projects and field services since January 2006.
The American Public Power Association (APPA) elected Roger B. Kelley, president and CEO of the New York Power Authority (NYPA), to its board of directors. He is completing an unexpired term that ends in June 2008. He will then be eligible for election to a full three-year term.
OGE Energy Corp. named Senior Vice President Danny P. Harris as COO. He will retain his title and responsibilities as president of Enogex Inc., OGE Energy’s natural-gas pipeline business. The appointment of Harris to the COO role continues the succession plan implemented following the death on Sept. 22 of OGE Chairman and CEO Steven Moore. Pete Delaney, who has held the president title since January, was named chairman and CEO on Sept. 23.