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Sullivan Elected to NHA Board of Directors

Published on: 12/17/2020

COLUMBUS, OH: Pamala Sullivan, chief operating officer of American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP), has been elected to the National Hydropower Association (NHA) Board of Directors.

Pam Sullivan has been with AMP since 2003 and currently serves as chief operating officer where she works alongside AMP’s CEO to implement business operations and strategic goals. Sullivan provides direction and oversight to AMP’s power supply and marketing services, generation operations and transmission. This includes overseeing the organization’s energy trading floor, commodity procurement, power supply planning, transmission planning, regional transmission organization affairs, the organization’s generation fleet, generation resources development, as well as marketing AMP’s various power supply projects and programs to AMP’s 135 member utilities.

Sullivan also serves as president of AMP Transmission, a wholly-owned, not-for-profit limited liability corporation formed to plan, build, own and operate transmission facilities on behalf of AMP members.

Sullivan has been active with the NHA for several years, having served on both the Markets and Environmental committees and as a regular attendee at the Water Power Week Conference. Additionally, she interacts with state and federal regulatory agencies advocating for beneficial policies supporting hydropower operations and development and have been a featured speaker at state, regional and national conferences on energy topics.

“The National Hydropower Association plays a critical role representing hydroelectric power nationally. The NHA is a strong partner of AMP and we’re pleased that Pam will have the opportunity to serve on the NHA Board,” said Jolene Thompson, AMP president and CEO. “NHA will undoubtedly benefit from her experience and insight.”

AMP has developed multiple hydroelectric projects in the region, representing one of the largest deployments of clean, renewable run-of-the-river hydroelectric generation in the country.

NHA is a national non-profit trade association dedicated exclusively to advancing the interests of the U.S. hydropower industry.  NHA’s membership consists of over 240 organizations, including public power utilities, investor-owned utilities, independent power producers, equipment manufacturers, environmental and engineering firms, and attorneys.