Board Welcomes New Trustees; Approves Transfer of SPP Registered Entities
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Board of Trustees held their quarterly meeting February 8 in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. The meeting was opened by Board Chair Roy Thilly, with Charles Berardesco providing the Interim President’s report. Welcoming remarks were made by Eric Silagy, president and chief executive officer, Florida Power & Light; Kevin McIntyre, chair, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission; and Bruce Walker, assistant secretary, Department of Energy.
The Board welcomed two new members, elected by the Member Representatives Committee on February 7, to NERC’s Board of Trustees: Suzanne Keenan, formerly Chief Information Officer of Wawa Inc., a leading East coast retail chain, and previously held senior positions at Comcast Cable Communications and PECO Energy (now part of Exelon Corporation); and Robin Manning, most recently vice president of Transmission and Distribution Infrastructure at EPRI and previously held senior positions at Tennessee Valley Authority and Duke Energy. In addition George Hawkins and Jan Schori were re-elected to new Board terms. The Board also named Scott Jones as senior vice president, who serves as NERC’s Chief Financial and Administrative Officer and Treasurer. Jones joined NERC in December 2014 as the senior director of Finance and was appointed vice president and Chief Financial Officer by the Board in August 2017.
Posted On: 02/15/2018