May 29, 2015 – Russell Reynolds Associates has recruited Terry Blackwell to serve on the board of directors of PJM Interconnection. He will finish the unexpired term of William R. Mayben, which will expire in 2016. Mr. Blackwell has 36 years of experience in power system planning and operation. Most recently, he was senior vice president of Power Delivery at Santee Cooper where he had overall responsibility for the company’s transmission system. He is a former board member and chairman of the Southeastern Electric Reliability Corp. “Terry is regarded not only for his technical acumen but is widely praised in the industry for his character and collaborative working approach, both as a representative of public power, and with other industry and regulatory interests focused on the challenges of power system reliability,” said outgoing CEO, Terry Boston, in a letter to PJM members announcing the committee’s choice.
Founded in 1927, PJM is a regional transmission organization (RTO) that coordinates the movement of wholesale electricity in all or parts of 13 states and the District of Columbia.
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Contributed by Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor, Hunt Scanlon Media