FMEA is proud of the level of involvement and support provided by its member utilities. There are many opportunities for involvement, including several standing committees that drive FMEA’s policies and programs.
Board of Directors: Meets three times per year and is charged with overseeing FMEA policy and direction.
Legislative & Regulatory: Meets on an as-needed basis, generally two or three times a year, and oversees the legislative and regulatory activities of FMEA.
Safety and Training: Meets quarterly and consists of representatives charged with safely operating their local electric utilities, including safety coordinators and directors.
Customer Connections: Meets bi-annually and consists of representatives working directly with customers: customer service, key accounts, energy conservation,demand-side management, and public relations.
Engineering & Operations: Shares information and meets as needed; includes representatives working in operations, primarily transmission and distribution.
Energy Auditors: Meets bi-annually and consists of account managers, conservation specialists, energy analysts, electric technicians, and energy auditors.
Renewables & Efficiency: Shares information on effective utility renewable energy and energy efficiency programs, as well as discusses public policy issues.
GIS: Meets as needed and consists of geographic information systems operators, technicians, managers, administrators, as well as electric service planners.
Key Accounts: Meets bi-annually; includes account executives, commercial services managers, key accounts representatives and managers, customer service managers, and commercial account representatives.
Industry Communicators: Meets bi-annually and consists of communications professionals whose role is to share information and build engagement between utilities and their communities.
Administrative Professionals: Meets bi-annually to share best practices and emerging issues for administrative support personnel across all utility departments.
Mutual Aid: Consists of representatives available 24/7 to: 1) discuss needs of the electric utility after a storm or other emergencies, and 2) provide assistance --work crews, equipment and supplies-- to other cities/utilities after an emergency.