KISSIMMEE, Fla., July 16, 2008 – Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) today announced the promotion of Greg Woessner to vice president of the utility’s newly created department of system compliance and operations. The position reports to the utility’s president and general manager.
Woessner, 48, brings to the position more than 28 years of experience in the electric utility industry.
Since joining KUA in 1983, Woessner has successfully served in a series of positions, beginning as a power plant electrician and then later as a relay technician. His most recent position was manager of system operations.
As vice president, Woessner is responsible for maintaining the utility’s electric reliability standards as well as all compliance monitoring. He also oversees transmission and distribution dispatch operations as well as the development of policies and practices related to inter-utility transmission access.
Woessner holds a Master of Business Administration and bachelor’s degree from Webster University and an electronics engineering technology degree from Valencia Community College. He is certified by the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) as a system operator.
Woessner is a graduate of Leadership Osceola County and has decades of community involvement with Rotary International, Toastmasters and the Nature Conservancy.
Founded in 1901, KUA (www.kua.com) is Florida’s sixth largest community-owned utility providing electric and telecommunication services to 170,000 residents in five Central Florida counties.
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Chris M. Gent