We are excited to announce that Lisa D. Johnson, CEO and General Manager of Seminole Electric Cooperative, will be one of our keynote speakers for this year’s forum.
Ms. Lisa D. Johnson serves as the Chief Executive Officer and General Manager of Seminole Electric Cooperative, Inc. Ms. Johnson served as the Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President of Old Dominion Electric Cooperative from March 15, 2011 to July 31, 2013. She served as Senior Vice President of Power Supply at Old Dominion Electric Cooperative from May 2006 to March 15, 2011. Prior to joining ODEC, Ms. Johnson served as Vice President at Mirant Corporation from 2001 to 2006. She served as President of GenOn Mid Atlantic LLC until April 2006. She served as Vice President of Mirant Americas Generation, LLC. She served as President of Mirant Mid Atlantic LLC until April 19, 2006. She was responsible for overseeing Mirant Mid-Atlantic’s power generation assets. Previously, she served as Vice President, Midwest Business Unit for Mirant Americas from 2001 to 2002; Vice President of External Affairs for Mirant from 2000 to 2001; Assistant to the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and to the President and Chief Operating Officer of Southern Company from 1999 to 2000; Director of Market Strategy from 1998 to 1999 and Director of West Marketing from 1997 to 1998 for Mirant Americas Energy Marketing; and Business Development Manager for Mirant North America from 1995 to 1997. Prior to Mirant, Ms. Johnson held positions in management, engineering and finance with E.I. DuPont de Nemours and O’Brien Energy Systems. She has been a Director of Electric Power Research Institute, Inc., since August 2014. She serves as a board member and chair of the Cooperative Research Council, a director on the Florida Reliability Coordinating Council, secretary-treasurer of the Florida Electric Power Coordinating Group, a trustee on the Board of Averett University, a director on the Board of the Florida Electric Cooperatives Association and was named one of Virginia’s most influential women in 2012. She earned a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering and materials science from Duke University.