Operations Conference – Grid of the Future

Committee Members

Paul Dick

Accenture Inc

Industry Principal Director
Member

Gabriel Gomez

Arizona Public Service Company

Supervisor, Distribution Operations Center
Session Lead

Hanna Hensley

Avista Utilities

Electric Operations Manager
Member

Sean Hillier

Mosaic

Account Director, Grid Operations
Member

Tyler Kent

POWER Engineers, Inc.

Sr. Project Engineer/ Department Manager Distribution Engineering Services
Session Leader

Rick Kidneigh

Idaho Power Company

Principal Engineer
Member

Andrew Lightfoot

Puget Sound Energy

Supervisor, System Operations
Member

Mike McCarthy

ENMAX Corporation

Supervising Engineer, Power Systems
Member

Sam McLaughlin

IMCORP

Business Development Manager-Western Region
Member

Katarina Miletijev

Sacramento Municipal Utility District

Manager, Distribution Operations Engineering
Chair

Peter Nearing

METSCO Energy Solutions Inc.

Manager, Business Development
Member

Iman Niazazari

San Diego Gas & Electric Company

Team Lead- Electric Distribution Planning
Member

Traci Pepper

Western Energy Institute

Program Manager
WEI Liaison

William Rambo

Power Engineers, Inc.

Business Development Director
Member

Stephen Seewald

EPCOR Distribution and Transmission Inc.

Manager, Risk & Performance
Session Lead

Ron Tejada

KPMG LLP

Senior Associate
Member

Matt Tilstra

NorthWestern Energy

Distribution Planning Engineer
Member

Travis Todd

Asplundh Construction, LLC

Division Lead - San Diego
Member

Sydney Wilson

Quanta Services

Vice President, Commercial Development
Member

Payam Yeganeh

Black & Veatch

Digital Grid Practice Lead
Member