Tanya serves as the Executive Director (ED) for the Organization of MISO States (OMS), which represents utility regulators in the Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) footprint. OMS coordinates regulatory oversight among members and makes recommendations to MISO, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), and other entities as appropriate. As ED, Tanya serves as chief executive of the organization, responsible for the overall performance and effectiveness of organization operations and implementing strategy and direction from the Board of Directors.
Prior to joining OMS, Tanya worked in the utility industry for over 13 years in both the public and private sector on behalf of the Michigan Public Service Commission, Direct Energy, and ITC Holdings. She has held various regulatory positions working with state regulatory commissions and legislatures, MISO, FERC, and various stakeholder groups. She also served in more formal business and administrative roles as an advisor to two chief executives.
Tanya has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Oakland University and a law degree from Michigan State University College of Law. She is also a member of the State Bar of Michigan.
Executive Director, Organization of MISO States
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