Association for DR & Smart Grid Announces New Board Members



The Association for Demand Response & Smart Grid (ADS) announced today that several new individuals had been elected to the organization's Board of Directors. ADS is a non-profit organization based in Washington, DC, that focuses on development and exchange of information among policymakers, utilities, technology companies, and other stakeholders. It includes as members DR and smart grid companies and organizations, as well as individuals, who consider themselves to be professionals in the field. The new Directors are:

  • Sharon Bauer (Progress Energy)
  • Susan Covino (PJM)
  • Ron Dizy (ENBALA)
  • Larry Oliva (Southern California Edison)
  • Colin Smart (Consolidated Ed)
  • Dan Violette (Navigant Energy Practice)
"On behalf of all the ADS membership, I can say that we are excited to be welcoming new Board members," said Dan Delurey, Executive Director of ADS. "This past year has been an important one as we moved to create an individual member class, in addition to the existing group membership levels. ADS continues to grow and I look forward to the contributions of the new Directors as we continue to meet the needs of the DR and smart grid community." Existing Directors of ADS include Tim Roughan (National Grid), Teri Berliner (AEP), Henry Yoshimura (ISO-NE), Chris King (eMeter), Steve George (Freeman, Sullivan & Co.), Rick Voytas (Ameren), Butch Massey (TVA), Paul Miles (PECO), and Dan Delurey (ADS). About the Association for Demand Response & Smart Grid The Association for Demand Response & Smart Grid (ADS) is a nonprofit organization, originally formed as the Demand Response Coordinating Committee (DRCC) in 2004. ADS is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization consisting of professionals and organizations involved in demand response and smart grid. It provides services to meet the needs of its members that help them in the conduct of their work and in the attainment of their personal, corporate and governmental objectives. ADS seeks to establish and grow a demand response "community" of policymakers, utilities, system operators, technology companies, consumers, and other stakeholders. Group Members of ADS are Ameren, American Electric Power, American Public Power Association, Arizona Public Service, ComEd, ENBALA, Exelon, Freeman, Sullivan & Co, ISO New England, MISO, National Grid, Navigant Energy Practice, NYSERDA, OPower, Pacific Gas & Electric, PECO, PJM Interconnection, Progress Energy, Salt River Project, San Diego Gas & Electric, Southern California Edison, Southern Company, Tennessee Valley Authority, and Walmart. More information on ADS can be found at: