Board of Directors

Kathy Trudell

Kathy Trudell

Retired (WPPI)

Kathy has served on WECC’s Board of Directors since 2011. Her extensive experience in strategic business development, combined with her technical expertise related to electric utility environmental issues, provides her with the knowledge and insight necessary to guide WECC’s strategic focus.

In her most recent role as Senior Account Executive in the Global Technical Advisory Services division at the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), Kathy assisted utility companies in designing research, development, and demonstration projects to further strategic business goals. She is a passionate believer in education and in making complex energy and environmental issues accessible and easy to understand. She presented EPRI’s results and vision at many utility-sponsored events, and co-authored the book “Risk Communication for the Natural Gas Institute,” which identifies best practices for communicating complicated issues to lay audiences.