PJM Board of Managers Selects Mark Takahashi To Serve Additional Term as Chair

David Mills Selected To Be Chair-Elect of the Board


The PJM Board of Managers has announced that it has reelected Mark Takahashi to serve an additional one-year term as Board chair. Additionally, the PJM Board has announced that it has selected David E. Mills to serve as the chair-elect of the Board. The Board decided to appoint a chair-elect for the purposes of succession planning, and, as is PJM’s customary practice, the chair will be subject to a vote of the Board in 2025.

Takahashi first joined the PJM Board in 2016 and was first selected as Board chair in 2021. He has also previously served as chair of the Board’s Competitive Markets Committee.

Mills first joined the PJM Board in 2021. He serves as chair of the Board’s Competitive Markets Committee and is a member of its Risk & Audit and Human Resources committees.

“Both Mark Takahashi and David Mills have the wealth of experience needed to help PJM manage the challenges of our evolving energy landscape,” said PJM President & CEO Manu Asthana. “I look forward to our on ongoing work together toward maintaining a reliable grid amid our current energy transition.”

In addition, the Board:

  • Selected two new committee chairs: Terry Blackwell for the Board’s Reliability & Security Committee and Vickie A. VanZandt for the Board’s Human Resources Committee
  • Selected its representatives on the Nominating Committee and Finance Committee, which are made up of Board representatives and Member-sector representatives

All PJM Board Committee chairs and assignments are listed on the PJM website.