FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact Drake Rice, Director of Member Services 405/340-5047
OMPA Board Approves Scott As Interim Director
During the June 9th Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority (OMPA) Board of Directors monthly business meeting, Dan Scott, City of Altus Electric Superintendent, was unanimously approved as an Interim Director on the board. Scott was designated by the Altus City Council as the city’s elector to serve on the board, which consists of 11 members elected by representatives (electors) of the member cities.
Scott from Pilot Point, Texas was hired as Altus’ Electric Superintendent on October 18, 2007. He has served as chair and vice-chair for American Public Power Association’s (APPA) Electric Transmission and Distribution Committee. He also is a member of OMPA’s Planning & Operations Committee (POC).
He managed six divisions for Denton, Texas Municipal Electric before retiring in 2004 with 25 years of service. Scott has managed budgets of more than $8 million with over 30 consecutive projects on a daily basis.
In December 2010, he was recognized by the city council as Department Head of the Year. Scott also serves as a member of the Traffic and Utilities Committees for the City of Altus. He is a member of the local Kiwanis chapter.
Scott will stand for election by the electors to complete the remaining two years of the term during OMPA’s Annual Electors’ Meeting on September 8, 2011.