OG&E rep to discuss wind energy, renewable resources March 4 at Northwestern

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OG&E rep to discuss wind energy, renewable resources March 4 at Northwestern

February 27, 2009

Mike SheriffOklahoma Gas and Electric (OG&E) representative Mike Sheriff will discuss wind energy and renewable resources at Northwestern Oklahoma State University on Wednesday, March 4, during the weekly CORE meeting in the Education Center, room 109, at 3:30 p.m.

This event is free and open to the public.

Sheriff graduated from Oklahoma State University with a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering. He earned a Master of Business Administration degree from Oklahoma City University. He has worked 34 years for OG&E in various capacities. Sheriff was technical lead in negotiating the Centennial Wind contract, and was project manager in its construction.

Over the last several years, Sheriff has served as project manager or lead negotiator on various renewable energy projects totaling in excess of $500 million for OG&E Electric Services.

Sheriff is a Licensed Professional Engineer in Oklahoma and Arkansas, a certified Project Management Professional, a member of the Board of Directors of the Oklahoma Renewable Energy Council, a member of Wind Turbine Technology Academic Program Advisory Committee for OSU-OKC, and a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers.

In his free time he volunteers as a living history teacher for the Oklahoma Historical Society, with his specialty being the Civil War and the Old West era.

Contact Janet Valencia, CORE sponsor, at (580) 327-8476 or jivalencia@nwosu.edu for more information or with questions.