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MRO’s Reliability Advisory Council (RAC) provides advice and counsel to MRO’s Board of Directors, staff, members and registered entities on topics like transmission adequacy and availability, resource adequacy, integration of renewables, essential reliability services, event analysis, system protection, and reliability assessments. The RAC increases outreach and awareness in these key areas.

RAC Meetings

A list of past and future RAC meetings, along with relevant meeting materials, is on the Events Page.

RAC Outreach

Webinars and Training Events

To view recordings from past reliability-related webinars, conferences, and training events, please visit the Events Page.

Articles and Announcements

To view articles and announcements published by the RAC, visit the News Page.

Guidance Documents

To view guidance documents published by the RAC, visit the Library Page.

The Reliability Advisory Council oversees the following subgroup:

Reliability Advisory Council Roster

NameRoleCompanyTerm End
Dick PursleyChairGreat River Energy12/31/2025
Gayle NanselVice ChairWestern Area Power Administration12/31/2025
Andy WitmeierMemberMISO12/31/2024
Binod ShresthaMemberSaskatchewan Power Corporation12/31/2025
CJ BrownMemberSouthwest Power Pool12/31/2024
Dallas RowleyMemberOklahoma Gas and Electric12/31/2025
Derek BrownMemberEvergy12/31/2023
Durgesh ManjureMemberMISO12/31/2023
Dwayne StradfordMemberAmerican Electric Power12/31/2024
Jason WeiersMemberOtter Tail Power Company12/31/2024
Jeremy SeversonMemberBasin Electric Power Cooperative12/31/2024
John StephensMemberCity Utilities of Springfield, Missouri12/31/2023
Nandaka JayasekaraMemberManitoba Hydro12/31/2025
Ron GundersonMemberNebraska Public Power District12/31/2023
W. Bryn WilsonMemberOklahoma Gas and Electric12/31/2023

Upcoming Events

MRO Reliability Advisory Council Q1 Meeting

Wednesday, March 01, 2023 |
St. Paul, MN & Webex

The MRO Reliability Advisory Council Q1 2023 meeting will be held in person and via Webex on March 1, 2023, from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Central. Webex information is…

2023 MRO Hybrid Reliability Conference

Wednesday, May 17, 2023 |
Saint Paul, MN & Webex

The 2023 MRO Annual Reliability Conference will be held in person and via Webex on May 17, 2023, from 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Central. Webex information is provided to…

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