Noess Named WECC Vice President of Oversight

WECC is pleased to announce that Steven Noess, Director of Regulatory Programs at the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), will be joining WECC as the new Vice President of Reliability and Security Oversight (Oversight). In his new role, Steve will oversee the continued development of a risk-informed Compliance Monitoring and Enforcement Program (CMEP) for WECC and manage the diverse teams within the Oversight department, including Entity Monitoring, Risk Assessment and Registration, and Enforcement and Mitigation. As a member of WECC’s executive team, Steve will share the responsibility for leading strategy, collaboration, transformation, and engagement across the organization.

Melanie Frye, WECC President and CEO, said, “Steve brings in-depth oversight knowledge to the role, which will enable him to immediately take the lead in this critical position.” She added that, “his extensive ERO Enterprise-wide regulatory knowledge, coupled with his ability to successfully collaborate with external stakeholders to achieve reliability goals, will be an additional asset for WECC.”

The full announcement is available here

Posted On: 04/12/2022