KISSIMMEE, Fla., July 18, 2019 – Kissimmee Utility Authority’s vice president of operations Larry Mattern was elected secretary of the Florida Municipal Power Agency’s board of directors and All-Requirements Project executive committee at the agency’s annual meeting held this week in Bonita Springs, Florida.
Mattern was appointed as Kissimmee’s alternate to FMPA’s board of directors in 2007 and as a member of the board in 2014. He has served on the executive committee since 2011.
Mattern has 37 years of experience in power plant construction and operation, generation planning, environmental and reliability compliance, contract negotiations, budget planning and personnel management.
FMPA’s All-Requirements Project provides the wholesale power needs of 13 Florida cities, including Kissimmee, Bushnell, Clewiston, Fort Meade, Fort Pierce, Green Cove Springs, Town of Havana, Jacksonville Beach, Key West, Leesburg, Newberry, Ocala and Starke.
Founded in 1901, KUA is Florida’s sixth largest community-owned utility powering 77,000 customers in Osceola County, Fla. For more information, visit https://kua.com.