Dr. E. Linn Draper Jr.
Chairman of the Board
Director since Nov. 1, 2004
Dr. Draper retired as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of American Electric Power Co., Inc. (AEP), one of the nation's largest public utility holding companies, based in Columbus, Ohio. Dr. Draper led AEP from 1993 until his retirement as Chairman of the Board on Feb. 24, 2004. Prior to leading AEP, Dr. Draper served as Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of Gulf States Utilities Company, Beaumont, Texas.
Dr. Draper also serves on the boards of directors of TransCanada, a transporter and marketer of natural gas and generator of electric power in Canada and the United States; Alliance Data Systems Corporation, a provider of transaction, credit and marketing services; and Alpha Natural Resources, Inc., a coal producer.
Dr. Draper resides in Lampasas, Texas. He holds a bachelor's and master's degree in chemical engineering from Rice University and a PhD in nuclear science and engineering from Cornell University.
Stephen P. Adik
Audit (Chair), Human Resources
Director since Nov. 1, 2004
Mr. Adik retired as Vice Chairman of NiSource, Inc., a Merrillville, Ind.-based electric and natural gas production, transmission and distribution company. Mr. Adik has held a number of executive positions including Chief Financial Officer with NiSource and its predecessor Northern Indiana Public Service Company. Prior to joining NIPSCO, Mr. Adik held financial executive positions for American Natural Resources Company and three railroad companies.
Mr. Adik also serves on the boards of directors of the Chicago SouthShore and South Bend Railroad, a regional rail carrier serving northwest Indiana. In addition, Mr. Adik has served on the boards of several nonprofit organizations.
Mr. Adik resides in Valparaiso, Ind. He holds a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Steven Institute of Technology and an MBA from Northwestern University.
Dorothy M. Bradley
Human Resources, Governance and Innovation
Director since April 22, 2009
Ms. Bradley is the retired District Court Administrator for the 18th Judicial Court of Montana, and formerly was the Director of the University Water Center, an education and research arm of Montana State University and also served eight terms in the Montana House of Representative beginning in 1971. Ms. Bradley also is a member of the board of the Burton K. Wheeler Center for Public Policy, an independent, non-profit organization that promotes the discussion, analysis and eventual resolution of critical issues facing Montana and the region; is a member of the Montana Water Compact Commission; and is a National Advisor for the American Prairie Foundation.
Ms. Bradley grew up in Bozeman, Mont., and currently resides in Clyde Park, Mont. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from Colorado College, Colorado Springs (Phi Beta Kappa), and a Juris Doctor from American University in Washington, D.C.
Anthony T. Clark
Governance and Innovation
Director since December 6, 2016
Mr. Clark is a Senior Advisor at Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP (effective January 3, 2017). With offices in Washington, DC and Denver, it is one of the largest law firms in the U.S. dedicated primarily to the practice of communications and energy law. He has extensive experience in energy and utility policy at the federal and state level. Having been appointed by President Obama, and unanimously confirmed by the U.S. Senate, Mr. Clark served from 2012 to 2016 as a Commissioner of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. From 2001 to 2012 he was a Commissioner of the North Dakota Public Service Commission, including over 5 years as its Chairman. During his tenure at the North Dakota Commission, Mr. Clark was selected by his regulatory peers across the nation to serve a term as President of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners.
From 1999 to 2000, Mr. Clark was Labor Commissioner of the State of North Dakota and a member of the Cabinet of then Gov. Ed Schafer. In 1994 he was one of the youngest people ever elected to the North Dakota legislature, representing a portion of the City of Fargo for two terms in the State House of Representatives.
He is a graduate, with honor, from North Dakota State University and holds a masters’s degree from the University of North Dakota. Having attained the rank of Eagle Scout in his youth, Mr. Clark has been a long-time volunteer with and supporter of the Boy Scouts of America. He and his wife have 3 children and reside in Ashburn, VA.
Dana J. Dykhouse
Human Resources (Chair), Audit
Director since January 30, 2009
Mr. Dykhouse is Chief Executive Officer of First PREMIER Bank since 1995.
Mr. Dykhouse also serves on the boards of Junior Achievement of South Dakota, the South Dakota State University Athletic Champions Council, Sioux Falls Development Foundation, Children's Care Hospital Foundation and Sioux Falls Sports Authority.
Mr. Dykhouse resides in Sioux Falls, S.D. and is a graduate of South Dakota State University.
Jan R. Horsfall
Audit, Governance and Innovation
Director since April 23, 2015
Mr. Horsfall is President and CEO of Maxletics Corporation, a sports technology company that connects influential elite athletes to brands. From 2012 to 2014, he was CEO of Universal Lubricants, a privately held environmental energy company, where he led a company-wide turnaround. Mr. Horsfall’s prior experience also includes a senior executive role at online gaming company Turbine Inc., and senior marketing roles at Lycos, the search engine/portal, and The Valvoline Company, one of the top automotive supply companies in the U.S.
Mr. Horsfall was the founder and co-chairman of Startup Colorado, where he worked with early-stage technology companies to boost the depth and breadth of entrepreneurial activity in the state. He also served as Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Colorado State University’s College of Business, where he also sat on the Global Leadership Council board.
Mr. Horsfall resides in Colorado Springs, Colo. and holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Colorado State University. He also earned an Executive Certificate from Indiana University.
Julia L. Johnson
Governance and Innovation, Human Resources
Director since Nov. 1, 2004
Ms. Johnson is President of NetCommunications, LLC, a strategy consulting firm specializing in the energy, telecommunications and information technology public policy arenas. Ms. Johnson was previously Chairperson of the Florida Public Service Commission which is responsible for the economic regulation of Florida's $16.8 billion investor-owned utility companies including intrastate operation of telecommunications, electric, gas, water and wastewater. She served on the Florida PSC from January 1993 through January 1999 before returning to the private sector.
Ms. Johnson also serves on the boards of directors of American Water, the largest publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company; FirstEnergy, an investor-owned utility holding company; and Mastec, Inc., a leading end-to-end voice, video, data and energy infrastructure solution provider.
Ms. Johnson resides in Windermere, Fla. She holds a bachelor's degree in business administration and a law degree from the University of Florida and is a member of the National Bar Association and the Florida Bar Association.
Robert C. Rowe
Director since August 13, 2008
Mr. Rowe is President and Chief Executive Officer of NorthWestern Corporation since 2008, and is currently serving as Chairman of Western Energy Institute (2012-2013) and Co-Chair of IEE, an Institute of the Edison Foundation focused on advancing the adoption of innovative and efficient technologies among electric utilities and their technology partners that will transform the power grid; formerly co-founder and senior partner at Balhoff, Rowe & Williams, LLC, a specialized national professional services firm providing financial and regulatory advice to clients in the energy and telecommunications industries. Mr. Rowe served as commissioner (and chairman) of the Montana Public Service Commission from 1993-2004, and also served as president of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC). He has testified frequently before Congress and has consulted with and trained U.S. and non-U.S. energy and telecommunications regulators.
Mr. Rowe resides in Helena, Mont. He holds a BA from Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon, a JD from the University of Oregon, completed the Kennedy School Senior Executives' Program, and is active in various legal and professional organizations.