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 and was promoted to his current role in 2020 where he oversees AMP’s government relations, communications, technical services, sustainability initiatives, business services and various member programs. In addition, his responsibilities include corporate environmental, safety and North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) compliance activities. He 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 Response Policy Team.
Ward previously served as assistant chief of the Air Pollution Control Division and central Ohio regional office with the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). His 20-year career with the EPA included various positions with a focus on strategic policy development, organizational leadership, and implementation of federal and state regulatory programs.
Ward holds a Bachelor of Science in environmental health from Bowling Green State University; a Master of Science in environmental, safety and emergency management from the University of Findlay; and he is a Certified Public Manager through The Ohio State University John Glenn School of Public Affairs.