Safely provide reliable, cost-based hydropower and transmission to our customers and the communities we serve.
Empowering communities, securing a resilient energy future.
OUR CORE VALUES
Listen to understand, speak with purpose. We must always consider our audience and speak to them in ways that will be clear, simple and relevant. We know active listening is the first step in effective communication. We consider context and check for clarity and simplicity. We are respectful, direct, honest, transparent and consistent. We assume positive intent.
Seek. Share. Partner. We value partnership and actively engage others in the seeking and sharing of ideas. We collaborate to move forward and partner to add value. We actively engage others. We share all relevant information in a timely fashion, acting as one team united in our common mission.
Respect self, others and the environment. We represent WAPA in being good neighbors and stewards of our collective resources. We are compassionate in our relationships with others, as well as toward ourselves. We are respectful in all of our dealings.
Do what is right. Do what is safe. We are public servants who act with integrity, stand up for what is right and demonstrate courage when acting in the best interests of our customers and the communities they serve. We are safe in all of our actions and consider safety in all our planning.
Be curious, learn more, do better. Repeat. We seek and welcome feedback to directly and quickly improve. We innovate, plan for the future and support the growth of our teams and colleagues. We reflect upon progress to learn and grow.
Serve like your lights depend on it! We understand the importance of our mission to provide power to customers that serve more than 40 million Americans. We anticipate customer needs, build relationships, seek win-win solutions and embrace responsibility. We work hard to ensure other Americans know and understand the importance of our mission.
OUR COMMUNICATION PHILOSOPHY
At WAPA, we have a TRUE Communication Philosophy. We are:
OUR STRATEGIC PLANNING
Western Area Power Administration published its Strategic Roadmap 2024, titled "Powering the Energy Frontier," May 2014. The Roadmap serves as WAPA’s strategic plan and will guide the agency’s actions for the next 10 years so we can continue to successfully deliver on our mission, manage resources effectively and operate safely, securely and reliably in a changing world.
The Roadmap identifies four Critical Pathways WAPA wants to achieve in the next 10 years. Learn more at Strategic Planning.
Tracey LeBeau – Administrator and Chief Executive Officer
Tina Ko – Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Michael Peterson – Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Michael Montoya – Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer
Ron Klinefelter – Acting Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Dionne Thompson – Senior Vice President and Assistant Administrator for Corporate Liaison
Jack Murray – Senior Vice President and Desert Southwest Regional Manager
Barton Barnhart – Senior Vice President and Rocky Mountain Regional Manager
Sonja Anderson – Senior Vice President and Sierra Nevada Regional Manager
Lloyd Linke – Senior Vice President and Upper Great Plains Regional Manager
Rodney Bailey – Senior Vice President and Colorado River Storage Project Manager
Jennifer Rodgers – Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer
Paul Schwabe – Senior Vice President and Transmission Infrastructure Program Manager
Krystall Valencia – Acting Chief of Staff
Kerry Whitford – Chief Strategy Officer
Teresa Waugh – Chief Public Affairs Officer
- Cheryl Reese – Power Marketing Administration Human Resources Shared Service Center Director