All meetings are conducted with legal counsel present and in strict adherence to antitrust regulations. Meetings are bi-monthly via teleconference with two in-person meetings held each year.
Brent Richardson represents Dow’s Electrical & Telecommunications business to the utility industry in North America. Prior to joining Dow in May of 2007, Brent worked for nearly 25 years for Duke Energy headquartered in Charlotte, NC. His experience includes many components of the utility business including Field Engineering, Distribution Standards, Project and Product Management and Marketing. He earned a BS in Electrical Engineering from Virginia Tech and is a registered Professional Engineer in NC and SC. He is also a Senior Member of IEEE and the ICC and has written and presented numerous papers to the IEEE, the ICC and other industry groups. Brent serves as Vice Chair of the ICC A14D – Cable Standards subcommittee and is the Vice Chair, Voting Member, of the Power Delivery Intelligence Initiative.
Terri Howe, APR is Owner and Principal of Howe Marketing Communications LLC, a virtual, full-service advertising and public relations firm located in Grand Rapids, Michigan (Coopersville). HMC specializes in servicing local, regional, national and global business-to-business accounts and has been recognized with several local and regional advertising and public relations awards. Terri has 30 years’ experience in the marketing communications field, is a past president and board member of the West Michigan Public Relations Society of America (WMPRSA), is an executive committee member of PRSA’s Counselors Academy and has served as an adjunct professor in the School of Communications at Grand Valley State University. Terri is the secretary, treasurer and marketing counsel for the Power Delivery Intelligence Initiative.
Nathan Kelley is currently Vice President, High Voltage Cables and Systems Business Unit. Since joining Prysmian Cables and Systems in 1997, Mr. Kelley has been involved with research, design, installation and sales of High Voltage and Extra High Voltage power cable systems. From 2002 until 2015, he managed the engineering team responsible for the High Voltage Business Unit’s activities and actively participated in many of the largest HV cable projects ever conducted in North America. Mr. Kelley was raised in Indiana, but received his BS in Mechanical Engineering from Duke University in 1995 and his MS in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology in 2002.
Randy Denmon is currently Director, Underground Transmission Solutions for Southwire. His responsibilities include assurance of safe work practices, sales and marketing, project management and installation of underground transmission cable systems. His primary experience is in the coordination and scheduling of project managers and crews for the installation of XLPE insulated cables and accessories rated 69kV and above. Additionally, he provides engineering assistance during the design and quotation of high voltage cable systems. Since joining Southwire in 1998, Randy has also held the positions of Director of Projects and Services, Installation Manager and Electrical Engineer. He holds a BS in Electrical Engineering Technology from Southern Polytechnic State University and is a certified Professional Engineer in the State of Georgia. Randy serves as a voting member on the board of PDi2.
Marc Bailleul is with General Cable since June of 2009, when he joined the European high voltage team as a business manager. He has looked after several European markets for General Cable such as Scandinavia, the UK, Germany, Austria, Romania and Belgium, where he developed the company’s position as a supplier of high voltage underground cable systems through multiple projects. At the beginning of 2015 he was appointed business manager for the North American market (US and Canada) and moved to the company’s headquarters in Highland Heights, KY. He is a French national who has a bachelor in business administration from Universite de Montreal, and is a Voting Member of the Power Delivery Intelligence Initiative.
Dominic Kung is the Application Technology Manager for Borealis Compounds Inc. He has 30 years of experience in polymeric compound technology, business and market development in elastomers, dielectric materials at several global chemical companies. Dominic joined Borealis Compounds Inc. 12 years ago, since then he has been involved in energy cable product management, application and technology development of HV and HVDC cables. Currently he serves as a management board member at NEETRAC – Georgia Tech and is also participating in various IEEE/PES working/discussion groups. Dominic completed his master and doctoral education in chemical engineering at Cornell University. He is a Voting Member of the Power Delivery Intelligence Initiative.