Principal Distribution Engineer Member-GridWise Architecture Council
Bob has been with NRECA for over 10 years. His primary role is technical advisor for the T&D Engineering System Planning Subcommittee. He is also the Program Manager for the MultiSpeak® Software Integration Initiative.
Bob graduated from Wichita State University in Wichita, Kansas, with a BS degree in Electrical Engineering.
He has worked for rural electric co-ops, primarily distribution cooperatives for over 20 years in Colorado before coming to NRECA.
He is a Professional Engineer in Texas and Virginia and a senior member of IEEE. He is chairman of the IEEE P1547.7 (Draft Guide to Conducting Distribution Impact Studies for Distributed Resource Interconnection) Working Group and IEEE PES Distributed Resources Integration Working Group. He is active in other IEEE working groups in the Power and Energy Society (PES) and SCC21, including P2030 – Task Force 2. Bob is a member of the GridWise Architecture Council (GWAC). He is also on the Governing Board of the Smart Grid Interoperability Panel (SGIP) and active in several other SGIP groups.