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Texas Public Power Association Names Shelly Botkin Executive Director

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 September 3, 2021 


Texas Public Power Association Names Shelly Botkin Executive Director 

September 3, 2021 (AUSTIN) — The Texas Public Power Association (TPPA), a trade association representing the 72 municipally-owned electric utilities (MOUs) in Texas, announced today that Shelly Botkin has joined the association as its executive director starting September 13. 

A five-member TPPA Search Committee selected Botkin in August following a search conducted in May-August 2021. 

TPPA Board President Alicia Hooks said, “Shelly has a long career devoted to public service. We are pleased that she will be dedicating her time and talent to representing TPPA members. Her prior experience includes serving as a Senior Policy Analyst in the Texas Senate and House, Director of Corporate Communications and Government Relations for ERCOT and as a Commissioner at the PUCT. In addition to her extensive legislative and regulatory experience, Shelly understands the critical role of public power in Texas.” 



About the Texas Public Power Association: TPPA was founded in 1978 to represent the 72 municipally-owned electric utilities (MOUs) in Texas. The association’s members also includes several electric cooperatives, river authorities and joint action agencies. TPPA member entities deliver electricity to more than 5 million Texans, accounting for approximately 17 percent of daily electric demand on the Texas grid. A number of TPPA members also own, manage or invest in electric transmission and/or generation assets (coal, hydro-power, natural gas, nuclear and renewables), responsible for approximately 15 percent of the state’s daily electric generation supply. For more information visit www.tppa.com 


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