October 22, 2016 5:22 AM ET

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Company Overview of Bonneville Power Administration

Company Overview

Bonneville Power Administration, a federal agency, markets electrical power in the Pacific Northwest. The company markets electrical power from 31 federal hydroelectric projects, 1 nonfederal nuclear plant, and other small nonfederal resources. It also operates and maintains high-voltage transmission grid comprising approximately 15,000 miles of lines and associated substations. The company sells its power to public utility districts, people’s utility districts, cooperatives, tribal utilities, municipalities, and federal customers; investor-owned utilities, other direct-service industries; and marketers and utilities in Canada and the western United States. It sells power in Oregon, Washingt...

905 North East 11th Avenue

Portland, OR 97232

United States

Founded in 1937





Key Executives for Bonneville Power Administration

Age: 49
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Acting Chief Operating Officer
Chief Information Officer and Vice President of Information Technology
Executive Vice President and General Counsel
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Bonneville Power Administration Key Developments

Bonneville Power Administration Selects Janet Herrin as Next Chief Operating Officer

Bonneville Power Administration has selected Janet Herrin as its next chief operating officer. Herrin will bring over 30 years of energy industry experience and leadership to BPA. She will replace Claudia Andrews, who is retiring from BPA this month after 26 years of federal service. As COO, Herrin will be responsible for Power Services; Transmission Services; Environment, Fish and Wildlife; Customer Support Services and Information Technology. She will also oversee the new Business Transformation Office and play a critical role in BP's heightened focus on disciplined program management and cost containment. Herrin currently serves as a senior advisor to the secretary for the Department of Energy in Washington, D.C. In this role, Herrin provides strategic counsel on rapidly changing industry issues and has worked closely with BPA, including on its development of a best-in-class human resources organization.

Bonneville Power Administration Names Michelle Mizumori Cathcart as Vice President of Transmission System Operations, Effective Aug. 8, 2016

The Bonneville Power Administration named Michelle Mizumori Cathcart as vice president of transmission system operations, effective Aug. 8, 2016. Mizumori Cathcart will replace Randi Thomas, who is retiring this summer. She most recently served as director of strategy and organizational performance at Peak Reliability.

Bonneville Power Administration Announces Executive Changes

Javier Fernandez has been appointed executive vice president and chief financial officer for the Bonneville Power Administration. Fernandez, currently BPA's deputy chief financial officer, will assume his new role, taking over for Nancy Mitman, who announced earlier this year that she would retire in July, 2016. Before coming to BPA, he served for three years as senior vice president with D.A. Davidson and Co. and seven years with Seattle-Northwest Securities.

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