COLUMBUS, OH: American Municipal Power Inc. (AMP) is pleased to announce that Jim Logan, City of Hamilton Department of Infrastructure executive director and AMP Board of Trustees member has been awarded the Robert E. Roundtree Rising Star Award by the American Public Power Association (APPA).
“I congratulate Jim on this prestigious honor, he is the epitome of what the APPA’s Rising Star Award represents.” said Jeff Brediger, Orrville Director of Utilities and AMP Board of Trustees Chair. "I have had the pleasure of working with Jim on the AMP Board of Trustees over the last three years and his dedication to public power and the City of Hamilton is commendable.”
The Robert E. Roundtree Rising Star Award is a scholarship presented to future leaders in public power. He received the honor during the APPA’s Virtual Summit & Business Meeting on June 9.
Under Logan’s leadership, the City of Hamilton, Department of Infrastructure has generated more than $20 million in annual savings. He led the successful effort of merging and restructuring the Public Works and Utilities departments into a single Department of Infrastructure – leveraging resources and reducing costs. Jim has placed system reliability on the front burner in Hamilton. The city was awarded the RP3 Diamond designation for 2020–2023, and scored 100 out of 100 on the designation criteria. An RP3 designation signifies leadership in reliability, safety, workforce development, and system improvement, Diamond is the highest level designation.
Logan is a member of the AMP Board of Trustees, representing the City of Hamilton since 2017. As a member of the AMP Board, he chairs the Hydro Projects Committee, is the vice chair of the Joint Ventures Oversight Committee and serves on the AFEC, AMPT, Finance, Personnel, Power Supply & Generation, Prairie State Project, Risk Management Oversight and Transmission/RTO committees.
View official APPA news release here.