Yvonne McMackin is a Senior Compliance Consultant with over 10 years of experience in the energy industry. She has managed the Operations and Planning NERC compliance program for a public utility in Washington state, including review and assessment of potential compliance violations or near misses, interaction with WECC and NERC to submit self-reports and remedy compliance violations through the CMEP process. Yvonne’s ability to assess, understand, and diagnose processes enables her to rapidly move compliance programs forward, particularly in the area of identifying and developing robust internal controls. She combines her technical knowledge with business acumen and strong interpersonal skills to effectively communicate all levels of the organization, cutting through technical and ambiguity barriers to develop effective dialogue around current and future regulations while providing direction necessary to achieve compliance. Yvonne has successfully navigated multiple NERC compliance audits as well as several internal and external audit engagements. She brings a strong track record of compliance success within organizations. Yvonne currently holds the GIAC Critical Infrastructure Protection (GCIP) professional certification through SANS Institute.