WIRAB Members

WIRAB’s membership is composed of member representatives from Western States and Canadian Provinces with territory in the Western Interconnection, including the State of Baja Norte in Mexico.

State/ ProvinceNameTitle/ Agency WIRAB Leadership
AlbertaBetsy Li AlwardDirector, Generation, Transmission and Markets Policy, Energy Policy, Alberta Energy
ArizonaLea Marquez PetersonCommissioner, Arizona Corporation CommissionVice-Chair
British ColumbiaChris GilmoreExecutive Director, Electricity Policy Branch, Ministry of Energy, Mines and Low Carbon Innovation
CaliforniaSiva GundaVice Chair, California Energy Commission
ColoradoKeith HayDirector of Utility Policy, Colorado Energy Office
IdahoRichard StoverAdministrator, Idaho Governor’s Office of Energy and Mineral Resources
MontanaMichael FreemanNatural Resources Policy Advisor, Montana Office of the Governor
NebraskaTim TexelExecutive Director, Nebraska Power Review Board
NevadaDwayne McClintonDirector, Nevada Governor's Office of Energy
New MexicoJames EllisonCommissioner, New Mexico Public Regulation Commission
OregonMark ThompsonCommissioner, Oregon Public Utility Commission
South DakotaGreg RislovCommission Advisor, South Dakota Public Utility Commission
UtahGreg ToddExecutive Director, Utah Governor's Office of Energy Development
WashingtonElizabeth OsborneSenior Energy Policy Analyst, Washington State Energy Office
WyomingMary ThroneChairman, Wyoming Public Service CommissionChair