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See presentations and speeches given by WAPA's Administrator and CEO Mark A. Gabriel and the senior leadership team.

Note: L​​inks are in PDF format. 

 2019

Nov. 21: Kansas Electric Power Cooperative​ annual meeting -- Administrator and CEO Mark A. Gabriel

Nov. 11: Energy and Civilization​ guest lecture at UC Berkeley -- Administrator and CEO Mark A. Gabriel

Oct. 16: Ascend Analytics Summit​ -- Transmission and Power Markets Advisor Rebecca Johnson

Oct. 9: South Dakota Municipal Electric Association​ -- VP of Power Marketing for UGP Lori Frisk

Oct. 9: Ten-year Capital Plan FY20-29 estimates -- Vice President of Budget & Analysis Colin Marquez

Sept. 26: Northern California Power Agency annual meeting​ -- Administrator and CEO Mark A. Gabriel

Sept. 26: 2019 Tribal Energy Summit​ -- Senior VP and Assistant Administrator for Corporate Liaison Dionne Thompson

Sept. 23: Burns and McDonnell Best Practices Forum: CPI as force for change in a dynamic world​ -- Chief Strategy Office Jennifer Rodgers​

Sept. 20: Kayenta II solar facility energization ceremony​ -- VP of Power Marketing for CRSP Tim Vigil

Sept. 17: Mid-West Electric Consumers Association Board of Directors meeting​ -- Executive VP and Chief Operating Officer Kevin Howard
Sept. 4: East River Electric Power Cooperative Annual Meeting​ -- Administrator and CEO Mark A. Gabriel

Aug. 29: WAPA-wide Fiber Optic Partnerships discussionExecutive VP and Chief Operating Officer Kevin Howard
 
Aug. 22: Sierra Nevada Operations and Maintenance Governance Board Financial DiscussionChief Financial Officer Dennis R. Sullivan
 
Aug. 7: Talking points for CRSP Safety meeting—Administrator and CEO Mark A. Gabriel

Aug. 1: CRSP EIM customer meeting​​VP and CRSP Power Marketing Manager Tim Vigil
 
July 31: Desert Southwest cu​stomer meeting​Senior VP and Chief Financial Officer Dennis Sullivan
 
July 26: Fiber Optic Partnerships regional discussionSierra Nevada Public Utilities Specialist Sandee Peebles

July 25: Energy Imbalance Markets in the West discussionVP and UGP Power Marketing Manager Lori Frisk
 
July 15: Energy Imbalance Markets in the West discussion with Desert Southwest customersVP and DSW Power Marketing Manager Jim Kendrick
 
July 11: 4th annual Inclusion, Innovation and Technology Summit
July 11: 2019 CAMU Annual Conference—Power Marketing Advisor Bob Langenberger
 
June 28: Hydropower 101, presented at Upper Colorado River Commission summer meetingVP and Manager of Colorado River Storage Project Management Center Steve Johnson

June 26: Energy Imbalance Markets in the West WACM webinar—VP and Rocky Mountain Power Marketing Manager Dave Neumayer
 
June 24: IEEE 14th International ESMO conference—Administrator and CEO Mark A. Gabriel
 
June 18: Mid-West Electric Consumers Association Board of Directors meetingAdministrator and CEO Mark A. Gabriel
 
June 5: EUCI Women's Leadership ConferenceSenior VP and Rocky Mountain Regional Manager Dawn Roth Lindell
 
June 4: Central Valley Project annual customer meetingSenior VP and Chief Financial Officer Dennis Sullivan
 
May 29: Financial Discussion to Mid-West Electric Consumers Association Water and Power CommitteeSenior VP and Chief Financial Officer Dennis Sullivan
 
May 20: Fiber Partnership and the Broadband InitiativeExecutive VP and Chief Operating Officer Kevin Howard
 
May 17: Western Regional Partnerships Energy Committee webinarAdministrator and CEO Mark A. Gabriel
 
May 15: Written and oral testimony for the U.S. Senate Water and Power subcommittee hearingAdministrator and CEO Mark A. Gabriel
 
May 14: Introduction to Colorado Governor Polis for DOE Cyber ConferenceAdministrator and CEO Mark A. Gabriel
 
May 9: Heartland Consumers Power District annual meetingAdministrator and CEO Mark A. Gabriel
 
April 25: Colorado River Storage Project Update to the Upper Colorado River Recovery Implementation ProgramSteve Johnson, Senior Vice President and CRSP MC Manager and Brian Sadler, Administrative and Technical Services Manager

April 24: Financial updates & workplan reviewSenior VP and Chief Financial Officer Dennis Sullivan
 
April 22: Celebrating WAPA's environmental commitment on Earth DayAdministrator and CEO Mark A. Gabriel
 
March/April: Upper Great Plains regional updates—Senior VP and UGP Regional Manager Jody Sundsted & VP and Power Marketing Manager for UGP Lori Frisk
  • March 20: Central Montana Electric Power Cooperative
  • March 27: Central Power Electric Cooperative
  • April 3: Rushmore Electric Power Cooperative
  • April 4: Upper Missouri Power Cooperative
 
April 15: Arizona Power Authority 75th Anniversary Legislative LuncheonAdministrator and CEO Mark A. Gabriel
 
 
March 28: Statement for Record for Water, Oceans and Wildlife Subcommittee on the Colorado River drought contingency planAdministrator and CEO Mark A. Gabriel
 
March 28: Prepared Statement for Security Investments for Energy Infrastructure Technical ConferenceAdministrator and CEO Mark A. Gabriel
 
March 28:  Arkansas River Power Authority Board MeetingVP of Power Marketing for Rocky Mountain Region David Neumayer

March 27: Statement for Record for Water and Power Subcommittee hearing on the Colorado River drought contingency planAdministrator and CEO Mark A. Gabriel

March 12: FY 2020 written and oral testimony at Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources oversight hearingAdministrator and CEO Mark A. Gabriel
 
March 5: Mid-West Electric Consumers Association Board of Directors spring meeting
Feb. 26: American Public Power Association 2019 Legislative RallyExecutive VP and Chief Operating Officer Kevin Howard
 
Feb. 7: Colorado River Energy Distributors Association Board MeetingAdministrator and CEO Mark A. Gabriel
 
Jan. 24: Arizona Tribal Energy Association Annual MeetingSenior VP and CRSP MC manager Steve Johnson ​

Jan. 4: Irrigation and Electrical Districts Association of Arizona annual meeting

 2018

2018 presentations and speeches

Dec. 12: Upper Colorado River Commission update - SVP & CRSP MC Manager Steve Johnson

Dec. 11: Midwest Electric Consumers Association Annual Meeting - Administrator and CEO Mark Gabriel

Dec. 11: Midwest Electric Consumers Association Board meeting - Administrator and CEO Mark A. Gabriel

Dec. 10: WAPA Annual Customer Meeting 2018 

Nov. 15: Safe and just culture Heartland Winter Conference -  Administrator and CEO Mark A. Gabriel

Nov. 15: Investing in a connected future SMUD board meeting - Senior VP and acting SN Regional Manager Dawn Roth Lindell

Nov. 13: Energy and Civilization at UC Berkeley - Administrator and CEO Mark A. Gabriel

Oct. 16: Central Valley Project Power Customer forum - Administrator and CEO Mark A. Gabriel

Oct. 13: The future of the Colorado River - Environmental Protection Specialists S. Clayton Palmer

Oct. 5: Proposed Open Access Transmission Service Tariff changes​                                                                                                                

Oct. 2: Ten-year Capital Plan Meeting Financial Updates - CFO Dennis R. Sullivan

Sept. 20: Midwest Electric Consumers Association meeting​ - Administrator and CEO Mark A. Gabriel

Sept. 19: Olmsted Powerplant dedication ceremony​ - Administrator and CEO Mark A. Gabriel

Sept. 12: Golden State Power Cooperative meeting​ - SVP and acting SN Regional Manager Dawn Roth Lindell

Sept. 11: Department of Energy Spectrum Manager's meeting - Administrator & CEO Mark A. Gabriel ​

Sept. 11: Loveland Area Customer Association financial updates​ - CVP and CFO Dennis R. Sullivan

Aug. 23: Adaptive Management Work Group Update​ - SVP & CRSP MC Manager Steve Johnson ​

Aug. 21: Technology and Security Symposium

Aug. 14: Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems Annual Meeting presentation - SVP & CRSP MC Manager Steve Johnson

July 31: WIRES keynote presentation - Administrator & CEO Mark A. Gabriel 

July 19: Inclusion, Innovation and Technology Summit

July 12: Financial updates: CREDA summer meeting -  SVP and CFO Dennis Sullivan

July 2: Financial Transparency Customer WebEx - Budget Analyst Tony Camp

June 20: Mid-West Electric Consumers Association update -  SVP and UGP Regional Manager Jody Sundsted

June 12: Mid-West Electric Consumers Association meeting - Administrator and CEO Mark A. Gabriel

May 30: Flaming Gorge Stakeholder Meeting - Public Utilities Specialist Crystal Dean

May 23: FY 2018 SLCA/IP Customer Meeting Binder with Presentation 

May 22: WAPA Introduction and 2018 Power Operations and Maintenance presentations at Nellis AFB -- Public Utilities Specialist Crystal Dean

May 11: Heartland Consumers Power District: Providing value amid a changing energy industry - Administrator and CEO Mark A. Gabriel

May 10: MRES: Providing value amid a changing energy industry - Administrator and CEO Mark A. Gabriel

May 1-2: Customer tour in Nebraska: Upper Great Plains update -  SVP and UGP Regional Manager Jody Sundsted

May 1-2: Customer tour in Nebraska: WAPA's position on industry trends and changes - Administrator and CEO Mark A. Gabriel

Apr. 30: Big 10 & Friends Utility Conference: Providing value amid changing energy landscape - Administrator and CEO Mark A. Gabriel

Apr. 30: FY 2020 Work Plan Introduction for Parker-Davis and Intertie - SVP and CFO Dennis Sullivan

Apr. 25: FY 2020 Work Plan Introduction for Mid-West Electric Consumers Association - SVP and CFO Dennis Sullivan

Apr. 12: FY 2019 Budget Request written and oral testimony - Administrator and CEO Mark A. Gabriel

Apr. 6: Utah Municipal Power Agency annual conference - SVP and CRSP MC Manager Steve Johnson

Mar. 26: CMUA annual conference: The Future of Water and Electricity in the West - Administrator and CEO Mark A. Gabriel

Mar. 20: Mid-West Electric Consumers Association: Reflections of five years  and slides  - Administrator and CEO Mark A. Gabriel

Mar. 15: WAPA: Who we are and what we do - SVP and CRSP MC Manager Steve Johnson

Feb. 27: APPA PMA Task Force meeting: Administrator panel - Administrator and CEO Mark A. Gabriel

Feb. 14: 2018 ARC Industry Forum: Protecting Industrial Control Systems  - SVP and SN Regional Manager

Feb. 1: Mid-West Water and Power Planning Committee Meeting: Updates from WAPA - Multiple presenters

Feb. 1: CREDA board meeting: Responding to the call, providing value - Administrator and CEO Mark A. Gabriel

Jan. 25: Arizona Tribal Energy Association annual meeting - SVP and CRSP MC Manager Steve Johnson

Jan. 5: Irrigation and Electrical Districts Association: The Value of WAPA - Administrator and CEO Mark A. Gabriel 


 


 

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 2016

2016 Presentations and speeches

Dec. 14: Upper Colorado River Commission Update meeting - CRSP MC Energy Management and Marketing Office Manager Steve Johnson

Dec. 8: Heartland Consumers Power District winter conference - Administrator and  CEO Mark A. Gabriel

Dec. 7: Mountain West Transmission Group panel discussion at Mid-West annual meeting - SVP and RM Regional Manager Brad Warren

Dec. 6: Mid-West Electric Consumers Association annual meeting - Administrator and  CEO Mark A. Gabriel

Dec. 5: WAPA-wide 10-year plan and funding strategy discussion

Nov. 29: Mountain West Transmission Group update - Contracts and Energy Services Manager Parker Wicks

Nov. 14: Civilization, renewable energy, WAPA and the grid - Administrator and  CEO Mark A. Gabriel

Nov. 2: Sustainable funding: Unobligated Balances Strategy - Acting SVP and CFO Dennis Sullivan

Oct. 14: Navy-Sempra Mesquite Ribbon Cutting  - Administrator and  CEO Mark A. Gabriel speech

Oct. 4: Administrator's Award to Moorhead Public Service - Administrator and CEO Mark A. Gabriel

Sep. 29: Nevada Rural Electric Association meeting - CRSP Management Center EMMO Manager Steve Johnson,

Sep.29: WEIL: A Discussion on Markets - Administrator and CEO Mark A. Gabriel

Sep. 29: Mountain West Transmission Group update - Power Marketing Advisor Rodney Bailey

Sep. 23: Northern California Power Agency annual convention - Administrator and CEO Mark A. Gabriel and SVP and SN Regional Manager Subhash Paluru

Sep. 20: North American Power Symposium - Executive VP and Chief Operating Officer Anthony Montoya

Sep. 14: HQ 10-Year Investment plan - VP of Budget and Analysis Colin Marquez

Sep. 10: Video transcript: Reclamation's Yellowtail Project 50th Anniversary - SVP and UGP Regional Manager Bob Harris

Sept.7: East River Electric Power Cooperative - Administrator and CEO Mark A. Gabriel

Aug. 23: DSW All-Customer meeting: Budget Impact of OCIO Evolution - VP of Budget and Analysis Colin Marquez,

Aug. 23: DSW All-Customer meeting: Enterprise Risk Overview

Aug. 17: Western Regional Partnership: Discussion on Markets

Jul. 21: Discussion on Markets presentation to American Public Power Association - Administrator and CEO Mark A. Gabriel 

Jul. 20: Discussion on Markets presentation to National Rural Electric Cooperative Association - Administrator and CEO Mark A. Gabriel

Jul. 11: Sierra Nevada All-Customer meeting - Risk and Security staff

Jun. 30: Customer Symposium: Discussion on Markets

Jun. 21: Mid-West Board meeting: UGP Regional update - SVP and UGP Regional Manager Bob Harris

Jun. 20: Mid-West Board meeting - Administrator and CEO Mark Gabriel

May 12: Missouri River Energy Services regional update - SVP and UGP Regional Manager Bob Harris

Apr. 25: Quadrennial Energy Review Public meeting

Apr. 21: Arizona Municipal Power Users' Association meeting - SVP and DSW Regional Manager Ron Moulton

Apr. 17: Mid-West Board meeting - Senior Manager presentation

Mar. 30: Regional Update for Rushmore Electric Power Cooperative

Mar. 22: WAPA's FY 2017 budget testimony; also watch the testimony video                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

Mar. 15: Mid-West Board meeting - Administrator and CEO Mark Gabriel,  

Mar. 15: Mid-West Board meeting: UGP Regional update - SVP and UGP Regional Manager Bob Harris

Mar. 8: America Public Power Association Legislative rally

Feb. 4: East River Energize Forum speech

Jan. 28: 2015 Year in Review: Position and Promise, Arizona Tribal Electrical Association meeting

Jan. 11: At Risk: Increasing cyber threats in the electric sector - SVP and CIO Dawn Roth Lindell

Jan. 8: 2015 Year in Review: Position and Promise, IEDA Annual meeting


 


 

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 2017

2017 Presentations and speeches

Dec. 20: WAPA's position on industry trends and changes - Administrator and CEO Mark A. Gabriel

Dec. 13: Upper Colorado River Commission update - Acting CRSP MC Manager Steve Johnson

Dec. 13: Mid- West Electric Consumers Association annual meeting: The Value of WAPA - Administrator and CEO Mark A. Gabriel

Dec. 11: WAPA Annual Customer meeting

Nov. 15: Implementing Asset Management: Successes, pitfalls and gaps - Administrator and CEO Mark A. Gabriel

Oct. 26: University of California at Berkeley: Civilization, renewables, WAPA and the grid - Administrator and CEO Mark A. Gabriel

Oct. 18: Bioenergy Day: Impacts of renewable energy diversification - Administrator and CEO Mark A. Gabriel

Oct. 18: Administrator's Award (to South Sioux City, Nebraska) - Administrator and CEO Mark A. Gabriel

Oct. 12: Market impacts on grid operations and utility industry - Administrator and CEO Mark A. Gabriel

Oct. 5-Nov. 9: Transformer Risk Strategy;  Also, see DOE's Strategic Transformer Reserve - Report to Congress

Sept. 9: Plumas Sierra Rural Electric Cooperative - SVP and SN Regional Manager Subhash Paluru

Aug. 30: Mid-West Electric Consumers Association: Powerful partnerships amid changing times - Administrator and CEO Mark A. Gabriel

Aug. 30: Mountain Plains Intergovernmental Audit Forum: Cyber Security update - SVP and CIO Dawn Roth Lindell

Aug. 24: Kayenta solar facility - Administrator and CEO Mark A. Gabriel

Aug. 11: North Iowa Municipal Electric Cooperative Association: WAPA’s position on markets and industry trends - Administrator and CEO Mark A. Gabriel

Aug. 11: Bonneville Power Administration Chief Technology Innovation Officer Terry Oliver retirement remarks - SVP and SN Regional Manager Subhash Paluru

Jul. 26: Western Clean Energy Advocates: Thoughts on markets and industry trends - Administrator and CEO Mark A. Gabriel

Jun. 29: CREDA summer meeting: Serving communities, saving communities - Administrator and CEO Mark A. Gabriel

Jun. 29: CREDA summer meeting: CRSP MC updates - CRSP MC EMMO Manager Steve Johnson

Jun. 20: APPA National Conference: Hydropower future: threats & opportunities - CRSP MC EMMO Manager Steve Johnson

Jun. 13: Mid-West board meeting: Serving communities, saving communities amid a changing industry - Administrator and CEO Mark A. Gabriel

May 31: Mid-West Water & Power Planning meeting: Proposed 2018 rate process - Rates Managers Linda Cady-Hoffman and Sheila Cook

May 25: County Commissioner's meeting: Cyber Security Threats - SVP and CIO Dawn Roth Lindell

May 23: Colorado River Storage Project Management Center annual customer meeting - Administrator and CEO Mark A. Gabriel

May 11: Missouri River Energy Services annual meeting - Administrator and CEO Mark A. Gabriel

Apr. 20: Heartland Consumers Power District annual meeting - Administrator and CEO Mark A. Gabriel

Apr. 17: Grid Modernization Initiative Peer Review - SVP and SN Regional Manager Subhash Paluru

Apr. 12: Power Repayment Study contract awarded - Power Marketing Advisor Rodney Bailey

Apr. 6: Upper Missouri Power Cooperative annual meeting - Administrator and CEO Mark A. Gabriel

Mar. 29: Central Montana Electric Power Cooperative update - SVP and UGP Regional Manager Bob Harris

Mar. 21: Mid-West board meeting: Reflecting on 4 years - Administrator and CEO Mark A. Gabriel,

Mar. 17: Power Repayment Study software customer update - Power Marketing Advisor Rodney Bailey

Mar. 15: Mid-West board meeting: 2016 Final PRS - SVP and UGP Regional Manager Bob Harris

Mar. 1: Water-Energy Nexus Conference - Administrator and CEO Mark A. Gabriel

Feb. 2: Colorado River Energy Distributors Association board meeting - Administrator and CEO Mark A. Gabriel

Jan. 25: RMEL Physical and Cyber Security conference: Cyber Shock - SVP and CIO Dawn Roth Lindell

Jan. 6: Irrigation & Electrical Districts Association of Arizona - Administrator and  CEO Mark A. Gabriel


 


 

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