NERC Releases Second Episode of Quarterly Compliance Podcast

ATLANTA – NERC is pleased to announce the release of the second installment of its quarterly compliance podcast, “Currently Compliant.” Hosted by ERO Enterprise subject matter experts (SMEs), “Currently Compliant” is intended to be a quick way to bring attention to frequently asked questions on which the SMEs have some clear insights to share.

Currently Compliant: Episode 2 covers PRC-027-1 R2 and the related evidence and timelines as well as Supply Chain Risk Management.

The PRC-027 discussion features the following regional SMEs:

  • Mike Hughes, Principal Technical Auditor, Operations and Planning Monitoring, ReliabilityFirst
  • Serge Beauzile, P.E. Senior Auditor, Compliance, SERC 
  • Phil O'Donnell, Senior Auditor, Operations and Planning, WECC
  • Ryan Mauldin, Senior Engineer Compliance Assurance, NERC

The Supply Chain Risk Management discussion, which begins around the 14-minute mark, features the following regional SMEs:

  • Shon Austin, Principal Technical Auditor, ReliabilityFirst​
  • Brian Allen, CIP Assurance Advisor, NERC

For any questions or suggestions for future topics, please contact and put “Currently Compliant in the subject line.

Additional Resources:

Talk with Texas RE: PRC-027  | Texas RE recently did a related PRC-027-1 presentation on their “Talk with Texas RE" series, introducing the standard and including examples.

PRC-027 Project Page | The SMEs also recommend reviewing the supplemental material found in PRC-027 standard itself.

Posted On: 06/01/2021