2018 CPU Courses/Conferences

Please click on the Upcoming Regulatory Courses from the CPU Homepage for the October 15-19, 2018 Basics Regulatory Training for Electric, LDC, and Pipeline Industries in Albuquerque.

The Basics

Practical regulatory training for the electric or natural gas local distribution (LDC) industries
Spring. The Basics Electric or LDC: May 21-25, 2018
Fall. The Basics: Electric or LDC: October 15-19, 2018

Pipeline Course

The basics of FERC Ratemaking for Interstate Pipelines.
Fall. Pipeline: October 15-18, 2018.

Current Issues

Industry leaders and commissioners discuss issues facing the electric, natural gas, water, and telecommunications industries.

List of Presentations

2018 Current Issues Attendees

Last NameFirst NameTitleOrganizationCityState
AaronsonScottVice President, Security & PreparednessEdison Electric InstituteWashingtonDC
AckermannJeffreyChairmanColorado Public Utilities CommissionDenverCO
ArcherAlisonRegional DirectorMISOEaganMN
ArlowAllanAdmin Law JudgeOregon Public Utility CommissionSalemOR
AronBenjaminDirector, State Regulatory AffairsCTIAWashingtonDC
AshfordJohnChairman & CEOThe Hawthorn GroupAlexandriaVA
BaerTonyaPublic CounselOffice of Public Utility CounselAustinTX
BakerThomasDirector, Government & Regulatory AffairsComcastSalemOR
BarnesConishaRegulatory Affairs ManagerDuke EnergyRaleighNC
BatsonBryanSVP, Southern OperationsSouthern Company GasAtlantaGA
BectonKinoSr Director Government Affairs & Regulatory AffairsAmerican WaterSt. LouisMO
BeekerChris "Chip"CommissionerAlabama Public Service CommissionEutawAL
BetkoskiJohnPresident, NARUC Vice -Chairman, CT PURANew BritainCT
BinswangerLewisVice President, External AffairsNicor GasNapervilleIL
BjorklundBrendaAssociate General CounselCenterPoint Energy, Inc.MinneapolisMN
BlackNoelVP, Federal Regulatory AffairsSouthern CompanyWashingtonDC
BoddenDaleDivision Vice PresidentCenterPoint EnergyHoustonTX
BollomGregoryAssistant VP & Regulatory ConsultantMadison Gas & ElectricMadisonWI
BonugliCelinaResearch AnalystWorld Resources InstituteWashingtonDC
BoothWilliam Partner Michael Best & Friedrich LLPWashingtonDC
BoydDavidVP, Gov't & RegulatoryMISOEaganMN
BrandDouglas Senior Director of Customer Experience American Water Voorhees NJ
BrockettScottDirector, Regulatory AdministrationXcel EnergyDenverCO
BrownRyan Deputy CommissionerMississippi Public Service CommissionJacksonMS
BrownScott VP, Strategic Initiatives & AnalysisExelonKennett SquarePA
Brown-BlandToNolaCommissionerNorth Carolina Utilities CommissionRaleighNC
Browning ChristopherSr. Regulatory Affairs AnalystNextEra Energy ResourcesJuno Beach FL
BurnsNancy Senior AttorneyEl Paso Electric CompanySanta FeNM
BurrowsLoriVP, General CounselArkansas Electric Cooperative CorporationLittle RockAR
BursawChristopherDirector Regulatory Affairs US Capital PowerBostonMA
BurtLaurieStategistLaurie Burt LLCCambridgeMA
ButlerDavidSenior CounselSouth Carolina Public Service CommissionColumbiaSC
ButlerJolynnAVPAT&TIndianapolisIN
ByrdSandraVice PresidentArkansas Electric Cooperative CorporationLittle RockAR
CarrDavidSpecial Counsel for Federal Energy AffairsMississippi Public Service CommissionJacksonMS
CarterScottSVP Commercial OperationsSpireSt LouisMO
CasanaJohnnySr. ManagerPattern EnergyPortlandOR
CastledineAnitaEconomistPublic Utilities Commission of NevadaCarson CityNV
ChampionThomasPrincipalTChampion Consulting LLCGaithersburgMD
ChodakPaulEVP - UtilitiesAmerican Electric PowerColumbusOH
ChowCalvinLegislative AnalystSeattle City CouncilSeattleWA
CimermanRickVP - External & State AffairsNCTA - The Internet & Television AssociationWashington DC
ClarkSusanPartnerRadey Law FirmTallahasseeFL
ClendeninJohannCommissionerVirgin Islands Public Service CommissionSt. ThomasVI
CostelloKenPrincipal NRRISanta FeNM
DannerDavidChairmanWashington UTCOlympiaWA
DarinThomasWestern State Policy DirectorAmerican Wind Energy AssocBoulderCO
DarnellRonSVP Public PolicyPNM ResourcesAlbuquerqueNM
D'AuteuilSusanAdministrative Law JudgeArkansas Public Service CommissionLittle RockAR
DevineDavidPresidentNatural Gas Pipeline Co. of AmericaHoustonTX
DionPhilip Vice PresidentAmerican Electric PowerColumbusOH
DonovanMarinaVice President, Global Marketing & Public AffairsItron, Inc.San JoseCA
DorityMatthewDirector of Regulatory AfaairsKansas City Power & Light CompanyKansas CityMO
DouglassElizabethCorrespondentInquireFirstEncinitasCA
DuncanMatthewProgram ManagerU.S. Dept. of EnergyWashingtonDC
DyerRichardDirector of Finance,TreasurerClark Public UtilitiesVancouverWA
EichelmannJohnVice President, Member ServicesGolden Spread Electric CooperativeAmarilloTX
ElliottLeeRegulatory AnalystSouthwest Power PoolLittle RockAR
EspinozaValerieCommissionerNew Mexico Public Regualtion CommissionSanta FeNM
FentonMarkDirector, Regulatory Policy & Case ManagementPublic Service Company of New Mexico \(PNM\)AlbuquerqueNM
FlemingElizabethCommissionerSouth Carolina Public Service CommissionColumbiaSC
FletcherJimVice PresidentGulf PowerPensacolaFL
FonvielleKent Executive Director- External AffairsMISO EnergyLittle RockAR
FordneyJasonCorrespondentRTO InsiderPotomacMD
FowlerRebeccaSr. Regulatory AnalystWestar Energy, Inc.TopekaKS
FrankenfeldCurtisDirector Access Strategy & DevelopmentCenturyLinkLittleton CO
GaleBrentSr. Energy ConsultantStrataG Consulting, Inc.WaileaHI
GawSteveAttorney/Consultant Wind CoalitionHolts SummitMO
GeeRobertPresidentGee Strategies Group, LLCFalls ChurchVA
GeorgeAnneVP, External Affairs & Corp CommunicationsISO New England Inc.HolyokeMA
GibsonGlendaRegulatory Affairs ConsultantNorthWestern EnergyButteMT
Graham ArtChairmanFlorida Public Service CommissionTallahasseeFL
Graham Cameron AttorneyAARP NMSanta Fe NM
GreenleySteveVice PresidentCenterPoint EnergyHoustonTX
GreggMicheleDirector of External RelationsOffice of Public Utility CounselAustinTX
GriffinConnieAdministrative Law JudgeArkansas Public Service CommissionLittle RockAR
GunnKevinPrincipalPaladin Energy StrategiesLadueMO
HaasWilliamPrincipal Corporate CounselT-Mobile USCedar RapidsIA
HallCynthiaCommissionerNew Mexico Public Regulation CommissionSanta FeNM
HancheyWilliamVP Regional Regulatory & Legislative AffairsCenturyLinkWake ForestNC
HansonGaryCommissionerSouth Dakota Public Utilities CommissionPierreSD
HaqueAsimChairmanPublic Utilities Commission of OhioColumbusOH
HarderChuckDeputy Attorney GeneralOffice of Arkansas Attorney GeneralLittle RockAR
HarkinRyan Director of State Affairs & Public PolicyMicrosoftRedmondWA
HarperMarkSenior Director Regulatory OperationsCenturyLinkMonroeLA
HarrisChrisPrincipal Utility AnalystVirgina State Corporation CommissionRichmondVA
HarrisKimberlyPresident & CEOPuget Sound EnergyBellevueWA
HeitmeyerChadVP - Regulatory AffairsGrid Assurance / AEPColumbusOH
HelmenRandallChief Deputy Consumer Counselor Indiana Office of Consumer CounselorIndianapolisIN
HernandezJacquelynneSr Member Tech StaffSandia National LabsAlbuquerqueNM
HeslaScottAdministrative Law JudgeArizona Corporation CommissionPhoenixAZ
HibbardPaulPrincipalAnalysis GroupBostonMA
HighleyDuanePresident & CEOArkansas Electric Cooperative Corp.Little RockAR
HintonJustin AttorneySouthwest Power PoolLittle RockAR
HirnerDeirdre Central States Policy DirectorAmerican Wind Energy AssociationWashingtonDC
HoAmandaDirector, State RegulatoryAffairs & ComplianceArizona Public ServicePhoenixAZ
HoffmanKennethVice PresidentFlorida Power & LightTallahasseeFL
HofmannSarah CommissionerVermont Public Utility CommissionMontpleierVT
HoldenMary-AnnaCommissionerNew Jersey Board of Public UtilitiesMadisonNJ
HollickPamelaAssociate General CounselCenturyLinkIndianapolisIN
HowardJohn "Butch"CommissionerSouth Carolina Public Service CommissionColumbiaSC
HuebschMikeCommissionerPublic Service Commission of WisconsinMadisonWI
HughesGilbertDir Regulatory ServicesAEP TexasAustinTX
HughesKevinChairmanMaryland Public Service CommissionBaltimoreMD
JohnsonBradCommissionerMontana Public Service CommissionHelenaMT
JonesElizabethVP Regulatory AffairsOncorAustinTX
JonesPhilipExec-DirectorAlliance for Transportation ElectrificationSeattleWA
JonesSandyCommissionerNew Mexico Public Regualtion CommissionSanta FeNM
KavullaTravis Vice CharimanMontana Public Service CommissionHelenaMT
KelleyCaseySr. State Government Affairs ManagerExelonAustinTX
KentnerTessieManaging AttorneySouthwest Power Pool, Inc.Little RockAR
KinseyYvetteAdministrative Law JudgeArizona Corporation CommissionPhoenixAZ
KjellanderPaulCommissionerIdaho Public Utilities CommissionBoiseID
LaubDonVP - State RegulatoryComcastEnglewoodCO
LeFeversDanielDirector, State & Consumer ProgramsGas Technology InstituteDes PlainesIL
LeopoldBrettPresidentITC Great PlainsTopekaKS
LuntRobinOf CounselWBK, LLPDenverCO
LynchWalterChief Operating OfficerAmerican WaterVoorheesNJ
MaeniusRussellFinance Director - Rates & Regulatory SupportAustin EnergyAustinTX
MasonDonaldCounsel to VPAmerican Gas AssociationZanesvilleOH
McCaffreeMatthewSr. Director, Regulatory AffairsItronDenverCO
McMackinDevinFederal Policy SpecialistITC Holdings Corp.NorthvilleMI
MirickMarkRate AnalystAustin EnergyAustinTX
MoellerClairPresident & Chief Operating OfficerMISOEaganMN
MontesMartinDirectorCommonwealth Edison CompanyChicagoIL
MorganBrianPublic Policy ConsultantAmerican Electric PowerColumbusOH
MrozRichardCommissionerNew Jersey Board of Public UtilitiesHaddonfieldNJ
MurphyAlishaGraduate StudentNMSULas CrucesNM
NegleyMicheleSenior Vice PresidentCLEAResultAustinTX
NelsonChrisCommissionerSouth Dakota Public Utilities CommissionPierreSD
NelsonRobert A.Consumer CounselMontana Consumer CounselHelenaMT
OberwortmannJohnRates and Forecasting ManagerAustin EnergyAustinTX
O'Connell-DiazErinPresidentFutureFWD, Inc.Bull Valley IL
OdenJeremyCommissionerAlabama Public Service CommissionMontgomeryAL
O'GuinnKimberlyCommissionerArkansas Public Service CommissionLittle RockAR
OhtaTeriPrincipal Corporate CounselT-MobileBellevueWA
OleaStevePolicy AdvisorArizona Corporation CommissionPhoenixAZ
OlivaSadziCommissionerIllinois Commerce CommissionChicagoIL
OlnickBryanVP Florida Power & Light JupiterFL
PaynePennyGrad StudentNMSULas CrucesNM
PfeifferDanVice President of Government AffairsITRONLiberty LakeWA
PietrzykMarySenior Manager, Public AffairsNuclear Energy InstituteWashingtonDC
PiliarisJonDirector of Regulatory AffairsPuget Sound EnergyBellevueWA
PresleyBrandonCommissionerMississippi Public Service CommissionNettletonMS
PrestonMarcusDirector Regulatory Affiars, SCDuke EnergyColumbiaSC
RayJodyAnalystMississippi Public Service CommissionJacksonMS
ReinertMartySr. Rate & Regulatory AnalystLG&E and KU Services CompanyLouisvilleKY
RiesJenniferVP, Rates & Regulatory AffairsAtmos EnergyDenverCO
RippieGlennPartnerRooney Rippie & Ratnaswamy LLPChicagoIL
RobertsGregVP of Pricing & PlanningGeorgia Power CompanyAtlantaGA
RobertsonJoshSr. Principal Regulatory Policy AnalystSalt River ProjectTempeAZ
RodriguezDeannaVice PresidentEntergy Texas, Inc.AustinTX
RogersKyleVP, Government RelationsAmerican Gas AssociationWashingtonDC
RooneyJohnPartnerRooney Rippie & Ratnaswamy LLPChicagoIL
RossF. AnneGeneral CounselNew Hampshire Public Utilities CommissionConcordNH
RuddRyderGovernment ConsultantRSR StrategiesTallahasseeFL
SchuergerMatthewCommissionerMinnesota Public Utilities CommissionSt. PaulMN
SchulingMarkConsumer AdvocateOffice of Consumer AdvocateDes MoinesIA
ScottDougVice PresidentGreat Plains InstituteSouth BeloitIL
SheahanBrienChairmanIllinois Commerce CommissionChciagoIL
SilveiraJenniferSr Vice President Engineering & OperationsT-MobileDowners Grove IL
SilversteinAlisonConsultantAlison Silverstein ConsultingPflugervilleTX
SioresNatashaManager Regulatory AffairsPacifiCorpPortlandOR
SlatenMarisaDirector Regulatory Strategy ServicesDelmarva PowerNewarkDE
SnitchlerToddGroup DirectorAmerican Petroleum InstituteWashingtonDC
SpitzerMarcPartnerSteptoe & Johnson LLPWashingtonDC
SteeleHenryRegulatory Case ManagerAmerican Electric PowerALLENTX
StipnieksElizabethManaging DirectorEdison Electric InstituteAlexandriaVA
StreitDevonDeputy Assistant Secretary, Infrastructure Security & Energy RestortationUS Department of EnergyWashingtonDC
StroupTomPresidentSatellite Industry AssociationWashingtonDC
SullivanJimPresident The Sullivan GroupBirminghamAL
SuskiePaulExecutive Vice PresidentSouthwest Power PoolLittle RockAR
SvandaDavidConsultantSvanda & Coy ConsultingClarksvilleMD
TannerKristaPresident, ITC MidwestITC Holding Corp.Des MoinesIA
TaylorStephanieSenior AttorneyMississippi Public Service CommissionJacksonMS
TillDustinSenior CounselPacifiCorpPortlandOR
TroxleMatthewDirector of Regulatory AffairsCenterPoint EnergyBaton RougeLA
TyranBarbaraExec. Director, Govt & External RelationsEPRIWashington DC
Van GerpenPatriciaExecutive DirectorSouth Dakota Public Utilities CommissionPierreSD
VaughtCheryl ManagerVaught & ConnerOklahoma CityOK
Vincent-CollawnPatChairman, President & CEOPNM ResourcesAlbuquerqueNM
WagnerNickBoard MemberIowa Utilities BoardDes MoinesIA
WalkerDeAnnChairmanPublic Utility Commission of TexasAustinTX
Walker-RatliffJoanDirector, Regulatory AffairsPhillips 66Ponca CityOK
WallKeithDirector of Regulatory AffairsCenterPoint EnergyHoustonTX
WarnockAldieSVP, External Affairs & Business DevelopmentAmerican WaterVoorheesNJ
WashingtonAlexanderChief Policy AdvisorMississippi Public Service CommissionJacksonMS
WeaverDavid Vice PresidentSouthern Company Gas AtlantaGA
WhiteGregExecutive DirectorNARUCWashingtonDC
WigginsDenaPresident & CEONatural Gas Supply AssociationWashingtonDC
WiseStanConsultantPendleton GroupMariettaGA
YarJosephAssistant Attorney GeneralNew Mexico Attorney General's OfficeSanta FeNM
YoungRandyAttorneyKean Miller LLPBaton RougeLA

Current Issues 2018 Presentations

Updated May 10, 2018

PanelLast FirstPresentation
Extreme Weather Events/Best PracticesOlnickByranPermission Pending
Extreme Weather Events/Best PracticesStreitDevonInfrastructure Security & Energy Restoration
Extreme Weather Events/Best PracticesWalkerDeAnnElectric Utility Impacts from Hurricane Harvey
Industry Leaders' RoundtableLynchWalterChallenges Facing the Water Industry
Major Consumer Issues Facing IndustriesBrandDougCustomer Experience Revolution
Major Consumer Issues Facing IndustriesHarderChuckMajor Consumer Issues Facing Industries
The Changing Power Genergation PortfolioGeorgeAnneISO New England Identifies Growing Fuel-Security Risk as the Power Stytame Undergoes Rapid Transformation
The Changing Power Genergation PortfolioSuskiePaulThe Changing Power Genergation Portfolio
Transmission Infrastructure, Innovation, and InvestmentMoellerClairMISO
Transmission Infrastructure, Innovation, and InvestmentTyranBarbaraTransmission Infrastructure, Innovation, and Investment
Utility Business Models of the FutureBonugliCelinaUtility Business Models of the Future