FMPA Weekly | March 25, 2024 | Member Edition

March 25, 2024


Board of Directors Meeting
The March Board of Directors meeting was last Thursday. The Board requested more details about the member services leased employee program and approved the Member Services Advisory Committee (MSAC) approvals one read. It also heard information items, including updates on Solar Phase II, human resources and regulatory compliance. View the full agenda package here. Contact: Jacob Williams

Executive Committee Meeting
The March Executive Committee meeting was last Thursday. The Executive Committee discussed the Energy Southeast Renewable Prepay 2024 Series A, but it did not move for approval or rejection based on the solar update heard in the Board of Directors meeting. The Executive Committee heard two information items, which included updates on a natural gas price stability program and a rotor update for the Mulberry power plant. View the agenda package here. Contact: Jacob Williams

Buddy-to-Boss Training
FMPA is hosting a buddy-to-boss training today at 8:30 a.m. This Tennessee Valley Public Power Association (TVPPA) course addresses skills supervisors need when taking over an established team or department. It’s the first course offered in the Agency’s series for participants to earn their TVPPA Certified Power Supervisor certification. Contact: Lindsay Jack

Lineworker Safety Program Steering Group
The Lineworker Safety Program Steering Group will meet tomorrow via Teams at 10 a.m. The meeting is an opportunity to discuss the Lineworker Safety  Program, and Caleb Hall from TVPPA will also attend. Contact: Mike McCleary

FMEA Utility Finance Roundtable
FMEA and FMPA will co-host a utility finance roundtable tomorrow from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at FMPA.

Member Annual Salary Survey
Member annual salary survey submissions are due Friday, and FMPA will post the results to its website the first week of April. Contact: Sharon Adams/Alissa Novoa



Andrei Benjamin | March 27 | 11 years

Daniela Delpino | March 27 | 1 year

Ernst Dormevil | March 28 | 2 years

Lindsay Jack | March 28 | 2 years

David Readio | March 29 | 3 years

LaKenya VanNorman | March 29 | 3 years


Fundamental Supervisory Skills Training
April 9-10 | 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. | FMPA

Goal Setting and Planning Training
April 11 | 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. | FMPA

ARP Rate Workshop
April 16 | 2 p.m. | FMPA

Policy Makers Liaisons Committee Meeting
April 17 | 12:30 p.m. | FMPA

Finance Committee Meeting
April 17 | 2 p.m. | FMPA

Board of Directors Meeting
April 18 | 9 a.m. | FMPA

Executive Committee Meeting
April 18 | 9:15 a.m. | FMPA

SCADA Roundtable
April 23 | 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. | FMPA

Member Services Advisory Committee Meeting
April 24 | 10 a.m. | FMPA

2024 Substation Series – Substation Transformer Basics and Controls
April 30 – May 1 | 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. | OUC


Florida PSC fuel cost recovery clause hearing on Tuesday

DOE invests $44 million to advance a clean, reliable electric grid

Biden-Harris administration launches Clean Energy Connector for annual energy savings to low-income households

Natural gas intrastate pipeline capacity additions outpaced interstate additions in 2023

Mergers and acquisitions activity in 2023 furthers consolidation of U.S. crude oil and natural gas firms


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