UPMG2018 Officers


Raquel Ruiz

Manager of Operations Svcs

PPL Electric Utilities

1st Vice Chair

Karen Beachy, CPSM

Vice President, Supply Chain

Black Hills Corporation

2nd Vice Chair

Maria Jarvis, CPSM

Sr. Purchasing Agent

Hoosier Energy

3rd Vice Chair

Jim Gregory


Constellation Energy

UPMG2018 Executive Committees

Melanie Cross

Sr. Manager Corporate Contacts

Tennessee Valley Authority

Faith Young

Manager, Sourcing

Duke Energy

Greg Newara

Director of ISC Material Sourcing


Additional Committees

  • Advisory Committee
  • Laura A Green- Chair
  • Steve Williams
  • Marlon Merritt
  • Mark Schmitt
  • Lonny O’Rourke
  • Joe Clements
  • Nominating Committee
  • Laura Green
  • Steve Williams
  • Marlon Merritt
  • Program Committee
  • Jim Gregory – Chair
  • Executive Committee Members
  • Supplier Advisory Committee Members
  • Host Utility
  • ISM-Cooperative Utilities, Inc.