August 7, 2005: Headlines: COS - Philippines: Utilities: Business: Energy: WPPI: Philippines RPCV Roy Thilly is President and Chief Executive Officer of WPPI

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Philippines RPCV Roy Thilly is President and Chief Executive Officer of WPPI

Philippines RPCV Roy Thilly is President and Chief Executive Officer of WPPI

Thilly served three years as a Peace Corps volunteer in the Philippines, where he met his wife, Mary, a Minnesota native.

Philippines RPCV Roy Thilly is President and Chief Executive Officer of WPPI

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President and Chief Executive Officer Roy Thilly has been with WPPI since January 1, 1992.

In addition to overseeing the operations of the fifth-largest electric utility in Wisconsin, Thilly is an active participant in national and state electric issues. He is chair of the Executive Committee of the Mid-Continent Area Power Pool and serves on the Board of Directors of the American Transmission Company. He also is chair of the Transmission Access Policy Study Group, a national organization of transmission-dependent utilities that promote equal access and vigorous competition in wholesale electric markets.

President & CEO Roy Thilly Thilly formerly served on the Board of Trustees of the North American Electric Reliability Council (NERC) and is a member and past chair of the Stakeholder Committee that advises the NERC Independent Board. He is also a past president of the American Public Power Association.

On the state level, he is a member of the executive committee of the Customers First! Coalition, a diverse group of industry stakeholders dedicated to preserving Wisconsin’s reliable and affordable electricity. Thilly also served on the Energy Efficiency and Renewables Task Force formed by Gov. Jim Doyle in 2003 to explore additional ways energy conservation and renewable resources can play a roll in Wisconsin’s energy future.

In 1999, Thilly was named a co-recipient of the Clean Energy Pioneer Award presented by RENEW Wisconsin for his efforts to advance a sustainable energy future. For his leadership and dedication to public power, Thilly received the 2001 Alex Radin Distinguished Service Award, the highest honor granted by the American Public Power Association.

Prior to joining WPPI, Thilly was a partner in the Madison law firm of Boardman, Suhr, Curry & Field, where he served as outside counsel to WPPI from its inception. He also represented municipal utilities and other clients before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and in power supply and transmission negotiations.

A native of New York, Thilly studied law at the University of Wisconsin, graduating first in his class in 1974. He spent a year as an associate at a Wall Street law firm before returning to Wisconsin.

He completed his undergraduate degree in English at Columbia University in 1968. Thilly then served three years as a Peace Corps volunteer in the Philippines, where he met his wife, Mary, a Minnesota native.

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