APPA Board of Directors Appoints Sue Kelly as President and CEO
January 29, 2014
Washington, D.C.— Today the American Public Power Association (APPA) Board of Directors appointed Sue Kelly as the organization’s new President and CEO to succeed Mark Crisson effective April 1.
Kelly has served with APPA since 2004 and is currently General Counsel and Senior Vice President for Policy Analysis. She has extensive experience as an attorney dealing with federal regulation, particularly before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, and is generally regarded as one of the top practitioners in that arena.
“Sue Kelly is an exceptional leader with a demonstrated commitment to public power. Her extensive industry knowledge, strong interpersonal skills, and record of achievement have earned her the respect of APPA’s membership, her industry colleagues, and federal regulators,” said Gary Stauffer, APPA Board Chair and Executive Director of NMPP Energy in Lincoln, Neb. “The Board of Directors looks forward to working with Sue and has every confidence that she will successfully lead APPA and its members through the challenges that lie ahead.”