Senior Vice President of Member Services and External Affairs
Adam Ward serves as senior vice president of member services and external affairs. Ward joined AMP in 2016 as assistant vice president of environmental affairs, sustainability and energy policy and was promoted to his current role in 2020.
Ward previously served as assistant chief of the Air Pollution Control Division with the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). His 20-year career with the EPA spanned various positions and his expertise includes federal and state regulations, with an emphasis on air pollution and energy; strategic policy analysis, development and implementation.
Ward provides oversight to AMP’s member focused business and economic development efforts, sustainability initiatives, internal and external communications, government relations, technical services and member programs. This includes steering the organization’s corporate environmental, safety and North American Electric Reliability compliance activities.
Ward serves as the vice-chair of the Prairie State Generating Company External Affairs Committee and holds a seat on the National Hydropower Association’s Rapid Policy Response Team.
Ward holds a bachelor’s degree in environmental health from Bowling Green State University; a master’s degree in environmental, safety and emergency management from the University of Findlay; and is a Certified Public Manager through the Ohio State University John Glenn School of Public Affairs.