Monday March 11, 2024 9:00 - 10:00am

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Duane Highley

Duane Highley serves as CEO for Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association. Tri-State has 45 members, including 42 utility member systems that serve across 200,000 square miles in Colorado, Nebraska, New Mexico, and Wyoming, providing power to over one million consumers. Duane joined Tri-State in 2019 and has 39 years of experience with cooperatives. Previously serving as President/CEO for Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corp. and Arkansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc., he led an organization that provided reliable, affordable, responsible power through 17 member systems to over one million consumers. Duane also serves as Co-Chair of the Electric Subsector Coordinating Council (ESCC), coordinating security efforts between electric utility CEOs and cabinet-level officials of the U.S. Government.