I joined Central Lincoln in 2007 as a Systems Engineer after receiving my Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Oregon State University. In 2012 I received my Professional Engineering License thru the State of Oregon and advanced to a Senior Systems Engineer (Electrical) in charge of larger capitol Substation projects. In 2017 I accepted the position of Supervisor of the Electrical Engineering group in charge of Substations and the Communication Fiber and Microwave Network System. Over the past 11+ years I have been fortunate to be part of a major overhaul of our SCADA system, the substation protection system, Substation Design, Engineering, Construction and also assisting in efforts towards making our system more Resilient in the event of a natural disaster. In 2010 Central Lincoln were recipients of the United States Department of Energy Smart Grid Investment Grant (USDOE – SGIG) which we nicknamed Smart Grid 2020. This grant enabled us to not only deploy a very successful AMI system but also began our Conservation Voltage Reduction (CVR), Substation Upgrades in the substation panel house(s), Redundant Network Fiber paths, Enhanced Cyber Security and Distribution Automation (DA) which was the project I was most responsible for. When I am not working on helping to do my part to keep the lights on the Central Oregon Coast I mostly enjoy spending time with my family in the great outdoors of the Pacific Northwest.