MISO board gets re-elected

During MISO’s annual members’ meeting, stakeholders re-elected board members Mike Evans, Paul Feldman and Judy Walsh. All three have served on the MISO board of directors since 2005 and will begin their new three-year terms in January 2014.

“We’re pleased that Mike, Paul and Judy will remain on the MISO board of directors for another term,” said John R. Bear, MISO president and CEO. “The critical insight and expansive knowledgebase our board members have are invaluable. It’s because of them we are able to ensure reliable delivery of least-cost energy to our members and their customers.”

Evans has served on MISO’s board since March 2005 and currently serves as chair of the System Planning Committee. During his tenure, he has held the following positions: chair of the board in 2011 and 2012, the chair of the Human Resources Committee and a member of the Strategic Planning Committee. Evans is former president and CEO of the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations, an independent, not-for-profit corporation. He was also president and chief operating officer (COO) of Consolidated Edison Co. of New York Inc.  From 1974 to 1991 he held various positions, including senior vice president and COO of Kansas City Power and Light Co. He is a registered professional engineer and a veteran of the nuclear power program of the U.S. Navy.

Feldman has served on MISO’s board since March 2005 and currently serves as the chair of the Markets Committee. He was chair of the board from 2007 through 2010. Feldman is the founder and CEO of Trend IQ Inc., which uses the Internet to collect and analyze business problems for customers via customized Internet portals. As president and CEO of Columbia Energy Services, Feldman was responsible for the company’s trading and marketing companies where he developed and launched mass markets strategy in the U.S. energy business. Feldman also held a number of positions at AT&T, including vice president of consumer products where he was responsible for retail marketing programs through product development and customer support.

Walsh has served on MISO’s board since January 2005 and has been the chair of the Audit & Finance Committee since July 2005. In addition, she serves on the Human Resources Committee and the System Planning Committee. Walsh served as a commissioner with the Public Utility Commission of Texas and as a senior vice president with SBC Communications Inc., now AT&T. A certified public accountant, Walsh is a retired partner of Deloitte & Touche.

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