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JALC: About WPPI + Advocacy

April 27, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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One event on May 25, 2021 at 10:00 am

Joint Action Leadership Certification Program (JALC)
A new educational program for member utility leaders to become more acclimated to WPPI Energy, the joint action agency in which their utilities are member-owners. Join us to learn more about how our valuable partnership directly benefits your utility and community. The JALC is open to all member utility leaders and is geared toward utility managers and management staff. The JALC plus Board Certification is for those on the WPPI board as directors and alternates.

This session of the JALC program will give an overview of WPPI and advocacy in a two-part series.

Part 1 – Tuesday, April 27, 2021 10 am – 12 pm Virtual Event
Part 2 – Tuesday, May 25, 2021 10 am – 11:30 am Virtual Event

» Organizational overview (history, joint action approach, mission/vision, business plan updates)
» Value of public power
» About the members
» Value of joint action, including high level overview of three functions
» Strategic issues and trends for utilities
» Advisory group system and importance of engagement/involvement
» Business plan process, priorities
» Tour of System Operation Center
» Financial outlook
» Budget process
» Understanding the Projected Operating Results
» A deeper look at how to read your monthly bill
» Government relations overview
» Current policy issues
» Telling the public power story
» Opportunities to advocate

  • Members of the 2024 and 2025 Joint Action Leadership Certification Program Classes have access to the following modules this year:


April 27, 2021
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Kayla Pierce