PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Board Announces Forthcoming Departure of Roger Kelley After Eight Loyal Years of Service
Rensselaer, NY -- The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) announced today that Roger Kelley will not seek another term on the organization’s Board of Directors. Mr. Kelley will leave the board in April 2024 after a distinguished fifty-year career in the electric industry.
Mr. Kelley has served on the NYISO’s Board of Directors since September 1, 2016. Prior to serving on NYISO’s Board, Mr. Kelley held executive positions with numerous organizations in the energy sector, including as President and Chief Executive Officer of the New York Power Authority.
“On behalf of the entire Board I want to thank Roger for his dedicated years of service to the NYISO,” Dan Hill, NYISO Board Chair, said. “His deep knowledge of the New York power system has been especially helpful at this critical time for the grid and the continued move to renewable energy. We will all miss Roger and his good nature. I wish him the best of luck with all future endeavors.”
“My time serving on the Board of the NYISO has been a most rewarding experience,” Roger Kelley said. “Thank you to the Board members I served with over the last eight years, both past and present, for their dedication and expertise. The NYISO is well positioned to solve the challenges of a rapidly changing electric grid.”
The NYISO Board of Directors is an independent body of ten members with vast expertise in the energy sector. As detailed in the NYISO’s bylaws, the organization’s Management Committee will work with the Board Selection Subcommittee to assist in the selection of a new Board member.
About the New York ISO
The NYISO is a not-for-profit corporation responsible for operating the state’s bulk electricity grid, administering New York’s competitive wholesale electricity markets, conducting comprehensive long-term planning for the state’s electric power system, and advancing the technological infrastructure of the electric system serving the Empire State.