New Opportunities: The Interstate Natural Gas Association named Richard R. Hoffmann executive director of the The INGAA Foundation. Hoffmann replaced Mark Shaffer who retired in January.
E. Kevin Bethel joined Sierra Pacific Resources as chief accounting officer. Joseph Orfano was promoted to director, capital markets and treasury operations.
Dominion East Ohio promoted Bruce C. Klink to president. Previously he served as vice president of gas regulation for Dominion’s natural gas distribution companies in Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.
American Electric Power announced several changes. Carl English, formerly president—AEP Utilities, was named the company’s chief operating officer. Robert P. Powers, executive vice president—AEP East Utilities, assumed English’s post, and was succeeded by Brian Tierney, formerly senior vice president-commercial operations. Barbara Radous was promoted from vice president, commercial and financial analysis to senior vice president, commercial operations.