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
AlbertaAndrew BuffinExecutive Director, Generation, Transmission and Markets Policy, Alberta Energy
ArizonaVacant
British ColumbiaAmy SopinkaDirector, Transmission and Interjurisdictional Branch
Ministry of Energy, Mines and Low Carbon Innovation
CaliforniaAndrew McAllisterCommissioner, California Energy Commission
ColoradoVacant
IdahoKristine RaperCommissioner, Idaho Public Utilities Commission
MexicoMarcos ValenzuelaComision Federal de Electricidad
MontanaMichael FreemanNatural Resources Policy Advisor, Montana Office of the Governor
NebraskaTim TexelExecutive Director, Nebraska Power Review Board
NevadaDavid BobzienDirector, Nevada Governor’s Office of Energy
New MexicoCynthia HallCommissioner, New Mexico Public Regulation Commission
OregonMegan DeckerChair, Oregon Public Utility Commission
South DakotaGreg RislovCommission Advisor, South Dakota Public Utility Commission
UtahThom CarterExecutive Director, Utah Governor’s Office of Energy Development
WashingtonElizabeth OsborneSenior Energy Policy Analyst, Washington State Energy Office
WyomingMary ThroneCommissioner, Wyoming Public Service Commission
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