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 Justin Farr, who was elected executive director January 2024. UAE is represented by Energy Strategies' staff in the intervention process at the Public Service Commission, led by Kevin Higgins. Mr. Farr 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, Andrew Teague - Northrop Grumman
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
David Albright, JR Simplot Michael Palm, Chevron Andrew Teague, Walmart Dave Thayer, American Pacific
Zach Cook, Utah State University Bret Wilson, Northrop Grumman
Shawn McGlothlin - Texas Instruments Glen Gerrick, Intermuountain Health
Jon Lindsey - HF Sinclair
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