Sandy is a compliance professional with over 30 years’ experience in the power industry in the areas of regulatory affairs, market policy and compliance. Sandy most recently held accountability for the Operations Compliance Program at TransAlta Corporation overseeing a multi-jurisdictional program for a diverse generating fleet of over 70 power plants in Canada and the United States.
She brings experience in both the development and implementation of compliance programs, covering NERC as well as other reliability related rules and elements of competition law. She has worked with many different regulators on all aspects of compliance programs, including WECC, NPCC, the Alberta Electric System Operator and the Independent Electric System Operator (Ontario).
Sandy’s expertise is recognized throughout industry and she has served on many committees including the Western Interconnection Compliance Forum (WICF) Steering Committee, the Alberta Reliability Standards Discussion Group, the Board of Directors of the Association of Power Producers of Ontario (APPRO) and the Board of Directors of the Independent Power Producers Society of Alberta (IPPSA).