Ops Conf – The Evolving Electric Grid (Grid Modernization)

Committee Members

Maggie Alexander

Smart Wires

Development Manager, Western Region
Member

Daniel Austin

Avista Utilities

Electric Meter Shop Manager
Chair

Joseph Baranski

Portland General Electric

Manager, Operational Technology Support Services
Mentor

Michael Barigian

Southern California Edison

Engineer 3
Member

Nicole Cusick

Leidos Engineering, LLC

Director, Commercial Energy – Western Region
Member

Kenton Eatherton

Asplundh Construction Corporation

Regional Manager - Planning & Design
Member

Gregg Edeson

PA Consulting

Partner
Member

Beverly Jones Woolf

Western Energy Institute

Program Manager
WEI Liaison

Rick Kidneigh

Idaho Power Company

Principal Engineer
Member

Benjamin Lee

Southern California Edison

Engineer 3
Mentor

Christopher Lynn

TEP

Metering Engineer IV
Member

Nicholas Moran

Pacific Gas and Electric Company

Sr. Manager - Grid Modernization
Vice Chair

Jens Nedrud

Puget Sound Energy

Manager Electric System Planning
Member

Uzma Siddiqi

Seattle City Light

Principal Electric Power Systems Engineer
Member

Daryl Stratmoen

FortisAlberta

Manager, Field Operations
Vice Chair

Tilman Thrum

Amec Foster Wheeler Americas Limited

Program Operations Manager, T&D
Member

Timothy Turnbull

Burns & McDonnell

Business Development Manager
Member