The Smart Grid Interoperability Panel elects board of directors

New directors are Dave Hardin, senior director of Smart Grid Standards at EnerNOC; Tom Herbst, director at Silver Spring Networks; Suresh Kotha, professor at University of Washington; Doug McGinnis, senior manager of Network Services at Exelon; and Steve Widergren, principal engineer at Pacific Northwest National Lab. The effective term for these members began on July 1, 2013.

2013 SGIP Board of Directors:

Chairman

  • John McDonald, director, Technical Strategy and Policy Development, GE’s Digital Energy Business

President & Executive Director

  • Patrick Gannon, SGIP

Directors

  • John Caskey, assistant vice president, Industry Operations, NEMA
  • Mike Coop, founder & managing director, ThinkSmartGrid
  • Rik Drummond, CEO & chief scientist, Drummond Group
  • David Forfia, director, IT Projects, Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT)
  • Barry Haaser, founder, Lakeview Group
  • Dave Hardin, senior director, Smart Grid Standards, EnerNOC
  • Tom Herbst, director, Silver Spring Networks
  • Brent Hodges, premise energy management, Tendril Networks
  • Suresh Kotha, chief enterprise architect and information technology manager, Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD)
  • Bill Lawrence, chief technologist, Energy and Cyber Services, Lockheed Martin
  • Brian Markwalter, senior vice president, Research and Standards, Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)
  • Doug McGinnis, senior manager, Network Services, Exelon
  • John Nunneley, executive director, CTO and Co-Founder, SunSpec Alliance
  • Bob Saint, technical advisor, T&D Engineering System Planning Subcommittee, Natural Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA)
  • Tariq Samad, corporate fellow, Honeywell Automation and Control Solutions
  • Robby Simpson, system architect, GE’s Digital Energy Business
  • Mark Smith, consumer smart energy solutions principal, Reliant Energy
  • Scott Ungerer, founder and managing director, EnerTech Capital
  • Steve Widergren, principal engineer, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

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