Mike Peters, President and Chief Executive Officer of WPPI Energy, was elected to a three-year term on the Board of Directors for the American Public Power Association (APPA) on June 11. New Holstein Utilities is a member of WPPI Energy and receives their electric supply from WPPI Energy. In his role on the Board of Directors, Peters will help lead more than 2,000 of the nation’s public power utilities.
The purpose of APPA is “to promote public power, helping community-owned utilities deliver superior services through joint advocacy, education and collaboration. Its vision is to shape the future of public power to drive a new era of community-owned electric service.” The new role will be a natural fit for Peters, who has worked with and for locally-owned, not-for-profit electric utilities for over three decades.
Peters joined WPPI Energy in his current role in January of 2011.New Holstein Utilities has been a member of WPPI Energy since 1980.