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Security Advisory Council

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MRO’s Security Advisory Council (SAC) provides advice and counsel to MRO’s Board of Directors, staff, members, and registered entities regarding: (1) cybersecurity; (2) physical security; and (3) SCADA, EMS, substation and generation control systems. The SAC provides outreach and promotes awareness in these three key security areas.

SAC Meetings

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

SAC Outreach

Webinars and Training Events

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

Articles and Announcements

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

Guidance Documents and Reports

To view guidance documents and reports published by the SAC, like MRO’s Regional Security Risk Assessment, visit the Library Page.

The Security Advisory Council oversees the following subgroup:

NameRoleCompanyTerm End
Clayton WhitacreChairGreat River Energy12/31/2022
Michael MeasonVice ChairWestern Farmers Electric Cooperative12/31/2023
Brett LawlerMemberXcel Energy12/31/2023
Chad WasingerMemberSunflower Electric Power Cooperative12/31/2023
Daniel GrahamMemberBasin Electric Power Cooperative12/31/2024
Douglas PeterchuckMemberOmaha Public Power District12/31/2024
Jamey SampleMemberXcel Energy12/31/2022
Jason NationsMemberOklahoma Gas and Electric12/31/2024
Justin HaarMemberMinnkota Power Cooperative12/31/2023
Laura ListonMemberAlliant Energy Corporation12/31/2022
Matthew SzydaMemberManitoba Hydro12/31/2023
Norma BrowneMemberAmeren12/31/2024
Sam EllisMemberSouthwest Power Pool, Inc.12/31/2022
Tim AndersonMemberDairyland Power Cooperative12/31/2024
Tony EddlemanMemberNebraska Public Power District12/31/2022

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