President & Chairman of Board

Russ Snyder, Vice President - Generation Operations, Cleco Power LLC, Pineville, LA

  • Conference Venue Selection
  • Conference Registration Matters
  • Assist with User Membership Requests
  • Assist with Vendor Affiliation Requests
  • Assist in coordination with Siemens on Topics & Other Matters of Interest Related to Siemens Customer Conference or NetMeetings

Vice Chairman

Carey Frost, Program Manager, Duke Energy, Charlotte, NC

  • Assists with Siemens on Topics & Other Matters of Interest Related to Siemens Customer Conference or NetMeetings
  • Vendor Affiliation Requests
  • Overall Vendor Roster Coordination
  • Conference Agenda
  • Vendorama Schedule

Secretary & Board Member

Brian Berkstresser, Plant Manager, Liberty Utilities, Joplin, MO

  • Coordinates or Assists with Conference Special Events

Board Member

Blaine Gartner, Principal Engineer, Xcel Energy, Minneapolis, MN

  • Coordinates User Roundtables & Presentations for Conference
  • Assist with Conference Agenda

Board Member

John Burke, Operations & Maintenance Manager, NAES Corporation, Cottage Grove, MN

  • Coordinates OEM/OOEM/Other Major Vendor Presentations for Conference
  • User Membership Requests

Board Member

Dave Gundry, Senior Engineer, Fleet CT & ST Systems, Xcel Energy, St Paul, MN

  • Website Functionality
  • Website Improvement Related Matters

Board Member

Dennis Winn, Managing Director, Klamath Energy LLC, Avangrid Renewables, Klamath Falls, OR

  • Coordinates with Siemens on Topics & Other Matters of Interest Related to Siemens Customer Conference or NetMeetings

Board Member

Ivan Kush, Principal CT & Controls Engineer, Cogentrix Energy Power Management, Charlotte, NC

Board Member

Jaime Oliveira, O&M Senior Manager, eDF, Norte Fluminense