Myron D. Rummel

Consultant / P.E. / Birmingham

Background

Mr. Rummel holds an MBA and a degree in Electrical Engineering Technology. He is a registered professional engineer in Virginia and Alabama.

His professional career includes broad experience in electric utility distribution and transmission systems, including transmission protection coordination, maintenance, operation, and construction; substation construction, maintenance, and operations; distribution system protection coordination, operations, and maintenance; and senior-level management positions.

Mr. Rummel has served as Manager of Engineering, Vice President of Engineering and Operations, and Chief Executive Officer of Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative (SVEC) in Mt. Crawford, Virginia. SVEC is an electric distribution cooperative serving more than 97,000 consumer accounts with industrial accounts as large as 14 MVA. The cooperative operates more than 8,100 miles of overhead and underground electric distribution line. Mr. Rummel, as CEO of Shenandoah Valley Electrical Cooperative, was responsible for the review, evaluation, securing financing, and bidding process of the largest acquisition of an investor-owned electrical plant by a cooperative in the USA. This acquisition included the transmission, distribution, real estate, equipment, and employees of the investor-owned utility in the area of the acquisition. He has also served as a Board Member and officer of Old Dominion Electric Cooperative in Richmond, Virginia, and as a board member of ACES energy management company in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Mr. Rummel’s experience includes projects related to transmission lines, distribution substations, automated meter-reading equipment, and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition systems for electric utility system operations. It also includes studies to ensure public safety, provide system protection, improve reliability, predict load growth, develop facility financing, and ensure compliance with USDA Rural Utilities Service, NESC, and NEC standards.

Education

• B.S., Electrical Engineering Technology: University of Pittsburgh
• MBA: Mary Washington University