AEP Names New Vice President of FERC and RTO Strategy & Policy
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American Electric Power has named Amanda Riggs Conner vice president – FERC and RTO Strategy & Policy, effective Jan. 30.
"Conner will be responsible for ensuring AEP’s generation and grid development businesses are represented in policy matters at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and Regional Transmission Organizations (RTO)," AEP said.
Conner will report to Antonio Smyth, senior vice president – Grid Solutions.
Conner currently serves as managing director in AEP’s Washington, D.C., office, focusing on FERC and federal legislative issues. She began working for AEP in 2012 as senior counsel in the Legal Department, representing the company in PJM transmission owner committees and handling transmission formula rate and market based rate issues before FERC.
Prior to joining AEP, Conner held a counsel position at Orrick.