CARMEL, Ind. (Nov. 8, 2021) — Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) members have re-elected three directors to serve three-year terms on the organization’s board beginning January 1, 2022. Director Phyllis Currie and Director Mark Johnson both joined the MISO Board in 2016 and were re-elected in 2019. Director Nancy Lange was first elected to the MISO Board in 2018.
“I look forward to continuing to work with Phyllis, Mark and Nancy on our board. Their re-election reflects the confidence that our members have in their leadership and guidance,” said MISO’s Chief Executive Officer John Bear. “These experienced industry leaders will continue to guide us toward implementing the changes needed to meet the Reliability Imperative.”
Chair Currie first joined the MISO board in 2016 and has served as chair since 2019. She is a member of the Audit & Finance, Human Resources, Markets and System Planning Committees. Prior to joining the MISO Board of Directors, Currie was the general manager of Pasadena Water and Power from 2001 to 2015. Her term as chair expires on December 31, 2021.
Director Johnson also joined the MISO board in 2016 and chairs the System Planning Committee. He is also a member of the Corporate Governance & Strategic Planning, Human Resources and Technology Committees. From 2006 to 2013, Johnson was the vice president of Transmission Operations for Pacific Gas and Electric Co.
Director Lange first joined the MISO Board in 2019 and chairs the Corporate Governance & Strategic Planning Committee. She is also a member of the Human Resources, Markets and System Planning Committees. Previously, Lange was chair of the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission from 2013 to 2018.
“The expertise and institutional knowledge of our returning directors will be instrumental to helping us manage some of the issues facing our industry,” Bear continues. “Their diverse backgrounds and understanding of our organizational goals will help accelerate our plans for the future.”
MISO’s board consists of nine independent directors and the CEO. The mission of the board is to foster the long-term success and corporate sustainability of the organization. Learn more about MISO’s leadership and board of directors on the MISO website.