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SCOTT UNANIMOUSLY ELECTED TO FILL A VACANCY ON OMPA BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Dan Scott, Altus Electric Superintendent/Elector, was unanimously elected to fill a vacancy on the Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority’s (OMPA) Board of Directors during OMPA’s 2011 Annual Electors Meeting. Scott fills the remaining two years of a term held by a former board member and will be eligible to serve a new three-year term. The electors’ meeting was held at the Roland H. Dawson OMPA Headquarters Building in Edmond on September 8th. This year marks a milestone for the consumer-owned public power entity – its 30th anniversary.
Scott was unanimously appointed by the board to fill a vacancy during the board’s monthly business meeting on June 9, 2011. Scott from Pilot Point, Texas was hired as Altus’ Electric Superintendent on October 18, 2007. He has served as chair and vice-chair for APPA’s Electric Transmission and Distribution Committee. He also is a member of OMPA’s Planning & Operations Committee.
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 Altus City Council as Department Head of the Year. He also serves as a member of the Traffic and Utilities Committee for the City of Altus. He is a member of the local Kiwanis chapter.
OMPA is a state governmental agency created by the legislature to serve cities and towns that own and operate their electrical distribution systems and is governed by the members. The Authority presently serves 38 municipally-owned electric systems in Oklahoma.