NERC Names New Chief Operating Officer, Vice President for Reliability Assessment and Performance Analysis

ATLANTA – The North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) is pleased to announce that Mark Rossi joins NERC as senior vice president and chief operating officer today, and Tom Burgess joins NERC as vice president and director of Reliability Assessment and Performance Analysis on January 16.

As chief operating officer, Rossi will provide strategic vision, planning, leadership, and oversight of NERC’s reliability performance groups, including Standards, Compliance Operations, Reliability Risk Management, Reliability Assessment and Performance Analysis, and Critical Infrastructure.

Burgess will oversee NERC’s reliability assessment and performance analysis group, which conducts periodic, independent assessments of the reliability and adequacy of the North American bulk power system. In addition, the department identifies and tracks key reliability measurements, conducts analysis of risk trends and works with industry on strategic and tactical approaches to address existing and emerging risks to bulk power system reliability.


Posted On: 01/03/2013