UAE is a non-profit organization comprised of industrial and commercial companies, with a large and diversified base of support from which to develop and influence energy policies and regulations.
UAE member companies employ 40,000 people in Utah and consume millions of kWh each month. Membership includes companies from all over Utah, including oil and gas, aerospace, higher education, healthcare, and manufacturing. UAE provides information that helps members understand market forces and maintain continuity in regulatory policy.
UAE is led by Kelly Francone, the executive director since 2012. UAE is represented by Energy Strategies' staff in the intervention process at the Public Service Commission, led by Kevin Higgins. Ms. Francone represents UAE industrial customers at the Western Electricity Coordinating Council and Phil Russell and Gary Dodge of James Dodge Russell & Stephens P.C., currently provide legal counsel to UAE.
OFFICERS: Dave Thayer, President -American Pacific, Lisa Dakis, Treasurer - IHC
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
David Albright, JR Simplot Michael Palm, Chevron Jared Carling, Hexcel Corp Andrew Teague, Walmart
Zach Cook, Utah State University Dave Thayer, American Pacific
Lisa Dakis, Intermountain Healthcare Bret Wilson, Northrop Grumman
As a member of UAE, you receive weekly email updates, weekly energy market reports, monthly newsletters, free monthly breakfast meetings, and a discounted rate at the UAE Annual Conference.
CURRENT UAE MEMBERS