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Annual Report

MSBA Public Utilities Section
Annual Report
2017-18

 

Section Membership
As of June 1, the Section has 163 members. 

Financial Status
The Section had an account balance of $4,800.15 as of May 21, 2018.

 CLEs & Events
The Section hosted 8 CLE programs in fiscal year 2017-18. 

Program Title

Date

Event Code

CLE Credits

Number of Attendees

Public Utilities Section Annual Meeting and Lunch with the Commissioners

5/16/2018

256388

1.0 Standard

51

Grid Resilience

4/25/2018

255887

3.0 Standard

52

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 – What is the Significance on Minnesota’s Utility Industry?

3/28/2018

255200

1.0 Standard

26

2018 Minnesota Department of Commerce Legislative Preview

2/21/2018

252916

0.5 Standard

33

Federalism Battles in Energy Transportation

1/17/2018

251386

1.0 Standard

26

Public Utilities Section 2018 Legislative Session Preview

11/15/2017

249383

1.0 Standard

32

Status and Trends of our Nuclear Plants in the Region

10/18/2017

248420

1.0 Standard

21

Meet Public Utilities Commission Chair Nancy Lange

9/27/2017

247698

1.0 Standard

38

 

Annual Meeting and Election Results
The Section’s Annual Meeting was held on May 16, 2018 and 51 people attended.

 The following officers were elected to serve on the Section’s Governing Council from July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019.

Chair: Eric Swanson
Vice-Chair: Phyllis Reha
Secretary-Treasurer: Ben Gerber
Past Chair: Andrew Moratzka

The following council members were elected to serve on the Section’s Governing Council from July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2020.

  • WilliamBlack
  • Steven Clay
  • Allen Gleckner
  • Emma Fazio
  • David Moeller

Diversity and Inclusion
What diversity and inclusion goals did the Section include in the 2017-2018 work plan, how did you approach these goals, and what was the result?

 While the Section did not identify specific diversity and inclusion goals in the 2017-18 work plan, the Section did appoint a Diversity Representative and will be working towards identifying goals for next year.

Other Section Accomplishments
The Section successfully incorporated remote access participation at the monthly section CLE’s.

Submitted By:
Andrew Mortazka, Section Chair

Date: June 27, 2018