Balancing Authority Operating Committee

Balancing Authority Operating Committee

The SPP Balancing Authority Operating Committee (BAOC) shall be the "Operating Committee" as defined in the SPP OATT Attachment AN and perform the duties in Section 18.4 of that Attachment. These duties are: (a) to review performance under Attachment AN; (b) to discuss issues that may arise related to such performance; (c) to review BA Operating Protocols; and, (d) if necessary or advisable, to propose amendments to Attachment AN of the SPP Tariff for the Parties' consideration and/or vote pursuant to Attachment AN, Section 17.4.  The BAOC may also be responsible for tasks assigned from the Operating Reliability Working Group (ORWG) on an as‐needed basis in order to leverage the BAOC member expertise.

CHAIR
Bryan Taggart

Director, Transmission System Operations
Evergy Companies

VICE CHAIR
Bryn Wilson

Manager Transmission Operations Engineering
Oklahoma Gas and Electric

STAFF SECRETARY
Kim Gorter

Sr. Operations Functional Specialist
Southwest Power Pool

Chris Bridges
Evergy Companies
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John Carlson
Evergy, Inc.
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Mark Eastwood
City Utilities of Springfield Mo
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Laurie Gregg
Lincoln Electric System
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Ron Gunderson
NPPD
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Kyle McMenamin
SPS /Xcel Energy
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Jerry McVey
Sunflower Electric
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Chance Myers
Western Farmers Electric Cooperative
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Josef Perez
Kansas City Board of Public Utilities
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David Pham
EDE
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Gary Plummer
Independence Power & Light
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Andrew Ridley
Grand River Dam Authority
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Joel Robles
Omaha Public Power District
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Chris Shaffer
American Electric Power
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Craig Speidel
Western Area Power Administration
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