Security Working Group

Security Working Group (Previously CIP Working Group - CIPWG)

The purpose of the Security Working Group is to advance the physical and cybersecurity of the electricity infrastructure within the SPP footprint. This group will serve as a forum for discussing security issues, for establishing security policies and procedures, sharing best practices for SPP member-common resources, and will serve as an interface between the NERC Critical Infrastructure Protection Committee (CIPC) and the SPP membership.

Upcoming Events

LOCATION:
TIME:
December 18, 2018 9:00AM - 3:00PM

LOCATION: KCPL and Westar, Evergy Companies, Kansas City, MO
TIME:
March 12, 2019 9:00AM - 3:00PM

LOCATION: GRDA-Ecosystems and Education Center, Langley, OK
TIME:
June 25, 2019 9:00AM - 3:00PM

LOCATION: AEP Offices, Dallas, Texas
TIME:
September 19, 2019 9:00AM - 3:00PM

LOCATION:
TIME:
December 17, 2019 9:00AM - 3:00PM

CHAIRMAN
Eric Ervin

Director, Security
KCP&L and Westar, Evergy Companies

STAFF SECRETARY
Michael Goad

Cyber Security - Lead Network Security Architect
Southwest Power Pool

Steve Arnold
Independence Power & Light
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Ronald Bender
Nebraska Public Power District
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Mike Buyce
City Utilities of Springfield
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Phil Clark
Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation - AECC
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Nita Dickerson
Goff & Herrington PC
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Shawn Eck
Empire District Electric
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Mike Fitzpatrick
Omaha Public Power District
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Paul Franson
Oklahoma Gas and Electric
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Amanda Gray
Grand River Dam Authority
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Mark Lytal
Xcel Energy
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Daniel Moore
Western Farmers Electric Cooperative
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Paul Sprague
Board of Public Utilities of Kansas City, KS
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Chad Wasinger
Sunflower Electric Power Corporation
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