Lubbock Power and Light Director of Utilities Named to Texas Public Power Association Board of Directors
Lubbock Power and Light’s Director of Utilities has been appointed to the Texas Public Power Association (TPPA) Board of Directors, a group that represents the interests of public power providers.
According to LP&L, David McCalla was appointed during the board’s winter meeting and awaits final confirmation in July. McCalla has served as director of utilities for LP&L since Sep. 2014, and is a former president of TPPA.
A press release from LP&L said TPPA represents the interests of public power providers and gives resources so members may, “extend their influence on public policy matters affecting the public power industry.”
The group represents a reported 72 cities that own and operate utility systems as well as electric co-operatives, river authorities and small joint action agencies within the state.
“I know first-hand the positive impact TPPA brings to ratepayers across the state concerning affordable rates and reliable electric service. I am proud to assume a leadership role within the association and will work hard to properly represent Lubbock’s interests as I work with policy makers across the state on the pressing issues facing the industry,” said McCalla.
Lubbock Power and Light is also represented in the group by Dana Box, LP&L’s customer service manager. Box serves as vice-chairman of the Marketing and Customer Service committee.
McCalla is filling an unexpired term. His term is set to end in July 2016.