Ops Conf – Operational Leadership

Committee Members

Janet Amos

FortisBC

Manager, Technical Trades Training
Session Leader

Michael Brown

Clark Public Utilities

T&D Manager
Member

Larry Buchanan

NW Natural

Utility Field Services Manager
Session Leader

Tom De Smet

Los Angeles Department of Water & Power

Construction and Maintenance Superintendent
Member

Chad France

BC Hydro

Sr. Field Manager, Stations, North Interior
Member

Sheri Gates

San Diego Gas & Electric Company

Substation Construction and Maintenance Manager
Member

Sarah Haroldsen

Puget Sound Energy

Outage Managment System Support Supervisor
Chair

Jennifer Hungate

Salt River Project

Director, Distribution Improvements
Member

Cheryl Jones

Southern Cross

Products Distribution Manager | Account Executive
Member

Charlie Kopola

BC Hydro

Field Manager
Member

Kelly Li

Fugro USA Land, Inc.

Business Analysis
Member

Carolyn Loos

NorthWestern Energy

Director, TD Organizational Performance
Vice Chair

Dan Magnan

ATCO Natural Gas

Manager, Lethbridge Region
Mentor

Raymond McDonald

ATCO Electric

Operations Supervisor - Electricity
Member

Gene Morris

Clark Public Utilities

Director of Operations
Session Leader

Traci Pepper

Western Energy Institute

Program Manager
WEI Liaison

Dave Siewert

Los Angeles Department of Water & Power

Electrical Services Manager
Member

John Slykhuis

Southern California Gas Company

Gas Operations Area Manager
Member

Yaphet Wiltz

Asplundh Construction Corporation

Division Manager
Member

Don Wolfe

Mosaic

Director Business Development
Member