Association Leadership


President - Jerry Pasternak, Potomac Electric Power Company

First Vice President - Misty Allen, Baltimore Gas and Electric

Second Vice President - Vacant 

Treasurer - Charles Kruft, FirstEnergy

Secretary - Shirley Bardes Hasson, Columbia Gas of Maryland

Immediate Past President - Laura A. Ruprecht, Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission


John Allen, Delmarva Power

Joseph Askew, Verizon Washington, D.C. Inc.

Lisa DeSantis, Choptank Electric Cooperative

Ernest Jolly, DC Water

Mark MacDougall, Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative

John Horner, Easton Utilities

Committee Chairs

Maryland Legislative Committee Chair - Guy Andes, WSSC

Operating Committee Chair - Mark Zucca, FirstEnergy

Occupational Safety & Health Committee Chair - Jack Ellison, Washington Gas

Arrangements Committee Chair - Sherri Long, Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative

D.C. Legislative Committee Chair - Ronan Gulstone, Washington Gas

Environmental Committee Chair - Steve Fuchsluger, Baltimore Gas & Electric