Newsroom Archive

  • APPA Installs Jolene Thompson as Board Chair


    Published on: 06/09/2020
    American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) President and CEO Jolene Thompson is the new chair of the American Public Power Association (APPA) Board of Directors. Thompson was installed as chair during the APPA’s Public Power Connect Virtual Summit & Business Meeting on June 9.

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  • Logan Honored With National Leadership Award


    Published on: 06/09/2020
    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).

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  • DeFinis Honored With National Leadership Award


    Published on: 06/09/2020
    Mike DeFinis, borough manager for the Borough of Hatfield, is a 2020 recipient of the American Public Power Association’s (APPA) Larry Hobart Seven Hats Award. DeFinis was presented with the award during the APPA’s Virtual Summit & Business Meeting on June 9.

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  • Belcher Honored with AMP DNA Award


    Published on: 06/05/2020
    Anthony (Tony) Belcher has been recognized as the American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) 2020 DNA Award recipient.

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  • Brian Hickman Joins AMP and OMEA Staff


    Published on: 06/01/2020
    American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) and Ohio Municipal Electric Association (OMEA) announced today that Brian Hickman has joined the organization as director of government affairs.

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  • AMP and Members Receive National Recognition for Excellence in Safety


    Published on: 04/29/2020
    American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) along with several member public power utilities recently received recognition for excellence in safety. The Safety Awards from the American Public Power Association (APPA) recognize utilities with the lowest safety incidence rate within their groups for the previous calendar year.

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  • AMP Members Receive National Certificate of Excellence in Reliability


    Published on: 04/29/2020
    American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) is proud to congratulate more than a dozen of its members who have received national recognition for achieving exceptional electric reliability in 2019. The Certificate of Excellence in Reliability comes from the American Public Power Association (APPA).

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  • AMP Members Receive Accolades for Reliability Excellence


    Published on: 04/29/2020
    American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) is pleased to recognize a number of member utilities that were awarded Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3) designation from the American Public Power Association (APPA).

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  • AMP Awards Scholarships to Graduating High School Seniors


    Published on: 04/24/2020
    American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) is pleased to announce the 2020 recipients of two scholarship programs administered by the organization.

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  • AMP Names Pamala Sullivan Chief Operating Officer


    Published on: 04/23/2020
    American Municipal Power Inc. (AMP) is pleased to announce that Pamala Sullivan has been named chief operating officer.

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  • AMP Names Adam Ward Senior Vice President of Member Services and External Affairs


    Published on: 04/01/2020
    American Municipal Power Inc. (AMP) is pleased to announce that Adam Ward has been promoted to senior vice president of member services and external affairs, adding him to the organization’s Executive Management Team.

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  • OMEA Board Names Michael Beirne Executive Director


    Published on: 04/01/2020
    The Ohio Municipal Electric Association (OMEA) Board Executive Committee named Michael Beirne as its executive director during their March board meeting.

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  • AMP/OMEA Membership Well-Represented at Public Power Rally


    Published on: 03/02/2020
    Representatives from more than 23 American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) and Ohio Municipal Electric Association (OMEA) member communities participated in the 2020 American Public Power Association (APPA) Legislative Rally Feb. 24-26. The annual Rally is an opportunity for municipal electric system representatives to share firsthand insights with federal lawmakers and staff.

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  • AMP Selects Jolene Thompson as new President and CEO


    Published on: 02/20/2020
    American Municipal Power, Inc.’s (AMP) Board of Trustees announced today that Jolene Thompson has been named as AMP’s new President and CEO. Thompson takes the reins from longtime President and CEO Marc Gerken, who has led the organization for nearly two decades and announced his retirement in April of 2019. She is the first woman to lead the multi-state nonprofit corporation, which owns and operates electric facilities that provide generation, transmission and distribution of electric power and energy to its members.

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  • AMP Announces Promotions; Blair Named Vice President


    Published on: 10/21/2019
    American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) is pleased to announce that Andrew Blair has been promoted to vice president of financial planning and analysis. AMP also promoted Tom Sillasen to assistance vice president of energy accounting and reporting.

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  • Paul Beckhusen Joins AMP as Senior Vice President of Power Supply Operations and Energy Marketing


    Published on: 10/03/2019
    American Municipal Power Inc. (AMP) is pleased to announce that Paul Beckhusen has joined AMP as senior vice president of power supply operations and energy marketing.

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  • New Leadership for the AMP Board of Trustees


    Published on: 10/01/2019
    Jeff Brediger, director of utilities for the City of Orrville, was elected Chair of the 21-member American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) Board of Trustees during the 2019 AMP/OMEA Annual Conference in Columbus.

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  • 2019 AMP/OMEA Annual Conference


    Published on: 09/30/2019
    More than 375 participants took part in the 2019 American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP)/Ohio Municipal Electric Association (OMEA) Annual Conference, held in Columbus, Sept. 23-25.​

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  • OMEA Holds Annual Meeting and Board Elections


    Published on: 09/26/2019
    The Ohio Municipal Electric Association (OMEA) recently held elections for the organization’s Board of Directors and Board leadership. The elections took place during the American Municipal Power, Inc./OMEA Annual Conference, held Sept. 23-25 in Columbus.

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  • Mike DeFinis Receives Prestigious AMP Seven Hats Award


    Published on: 09/25/2019
    Mike DeFinis, borough manager for the Borough of Hatfield, is the 2019 recipient of the AMP Seven Hats Award.

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