PJM annual meeting starts


PJM’s Annual Meeting begins today, May 14, and runs until Wednesday, May 16, in National Harbor, Maryland.

General Session, Tuesday, May 15

The session will examine resilience from the viewpoints of government and the private sector.

There will be two panels following opening remarks by Andy Ott, president and CEO, and Mike Borgatti, chair of the Members Committee.

Denise Foster, vice president – State & Member Services, will facilitate the first panel, “Framing the Resilience Landscape.” Panelists are:

  • Rob Glenn, director of Private Sector Integration for the Federal Emergency Management Agency
  • Pat Hoffman, principal deputy assistant secretary for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability

The second panel, “Lessons Learned from Recent Events and Infrastructure Interdependencies,” will be moderated by Tom O’Brien, senior vice president and chief information officer. Panelists are:

  • Scott Aaronson, vice president – Security and Preparedness, Edison Electric Institute
  • Michael Hyland, senior vice president – Engineering Services, American Public Power Association
  • Don Daigler, director – Business Resilience, Southern California Edison
  • Saul Rojas, vice president – Technical Compliance, New York Power Authority
  • Caitlin Durkovich, Toffler Associates and former Assistant Secretary of Infrastructure Protection, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

The outgoing chair of the PJM Board of Managers, Howard Schneider, will give closing remarks.

Members Committee Meeting, Wednesday, May 16

In addition to the regular Members Committee meeting business, Ott will open the meeting with the “State of PJM” remarks.

Stu Bresler, senior vice president – Operations and Markets, will give the Year in Review report for Operations, Markets and Planning and O’Brien will give the report on Security and Member Relations.

During the Members Committee meeting, Rebecca Carroll, director – Member Relations, will present member feedback improvements and the upcoming stakeholder survey.

Inside Lines will have complete coverage of the meeting.