Beverly Jones Heydinger

Beverly Jones Heydinger

Beverly Jones Heydinger retired from her position as Chair of the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission in 2017, a position to which she was appointed by Governor Mark Dayton in 2012. During her tenure, she oversaw a wide range of proceedings, including rate cases, integrated resources plans, pipeline, transmission line, wind farm, and solar siting, and development and implementation of Minnesota’s solar programs.

She served as a state Administrative Law Judge from 1999-2012, following twenty years as an Assistant and Deputy Attorney General for Attorneys General Warren Spannaus and Hubert H. Humphrey III. Since November, 2018, she has assisted Attorney General Keith Ellison with his transition.

Beverly currently serves as chair of the board of YWCA St Paul, and is dedicated to its mission of Eliminating Racism; Empowering Women. She is a member of the Citizens Utility Board – Minnesota, and volunteers at Barack and Michelle Obama Elementary School. Beverly graduated from Carleton College and the University of Michigan Law School, grew up in New Hampshire, and has lived in St. Paul, Minnesota with her family since 1978.

Leadership

Ken Smith

Ken Smith

President and CEO
Andrew Kasid

Andrew Kasid

Executive Vice President, CFO
Michael Ahern

Michael Ahern

Senior Vice President – Project Development
Michael Burns

Mike Burns

Senior Vice President – Operations
Michael Auger

Michael Auger

Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary
Nina Axelson

Nina Axelson

Vice President – Public Relations
Pam Sarne

Pam Sarne

Vice President – Accounting

Board of Directors

Kris Taylor

Kris Taylor

Chairperson
Heidi Conrad

Heidi Conrad

Rassoul Dastmozd, PhD

Rassoul Dastmozd, PhD

Pat Hamilton

Patrick Hamilton

Beverly Jones Heydinger

Beverly Jones Heydinger

Ken Peterson

Ken Peterson

Pat Wolf

Pat Wolf

David Ybarra

David Ybarra

Ken Smith

Ken Smith

Ex Officio

George Fremder

George Fremder

Director Emeritus
Former Mayor, George Latimer

George Latimer

Director Emeritus
Robert Lowe

Robert Lowe

Director Emeritus
Barbara Lukermann

Barbara Lukermann

Director Emerita
Susan Sands

Susan Sands

Director Emerita
Bernard St. Peter

Bernard St. Peter

Director Emeritus