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Future Utility Executive Leadership (FUEL)


Julie Ryan is directing NWPPA's new FUEL program for up and coming utility managers. The fall program dates are October 7-11 and October 28- November 1, 2024. The program will be held in Vanocuver WA.  For more information, pleas see  


Women in Public Power Conference 

The July 24-25, 2024 conference in Tacoma WA is coming up soon. You can register here: WIPP  This is an important event to build your network, hearing inspiring stories, and get actionable ideas to move your career forward.

Electric Utility Business Fundamentals

Ms. Ryan teaches a foundational class on the electric utility business through Northwest Public Power Association.  The next regional class will be held September 23-24, 2024 in Kootenai ID, as part of a new utility bootcamp program titled Flipping the Switch











How to Use Enterprise Risk Management At Your Utility

The class will focus on the benefits of ERM practices and delve into how to: complete a risk inventory, conduct a risk ranking process, address risks with mitigation plans, implement ERM at your utility, and use risk information for decision-making and planning. This class is valuable for people new to enterprise risk management as well as ERM practitioners who want to network  to share best practices and/or explore some new approaches. It is geared toward risk managers, risk owners, and risk analysts. For more information Contact us


Developing Your Department’s Strategic Plan

Organizations find that corporate level strategic plans are far more successful when supported by, and executed through, department strategic planning. Ms. Ryan teaches department strategic planning in regional training classes or as in-house classes for organizations. Attendees apply strategic planning principles to department strategic plans with peers from other companies. Contact us for more information. Click here for Aether's article "Add Department Strategic Planning to Your Utility's Strategy".











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