Texas RE Board Names Jim Albright as New President and CEO

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Texas RE Board of Directors announced that they have selected Jim Albright as Texas RE’s new president and chief executive officer (CEO) effective January 1, 2021. Albright will succeed Lane Lanford who has been Texas RE’s CEO since February 2012. Albright, who has served as Texas RE’s vice president and chief operating officer for the past seven years, leads the Compliance Monitoring and Enforcement Program (CMEP) and the Reliability Monitor department and serves as chair of the Align Project.

“Jim has the knowledge and experience to lead Texas RE where he has been a strong voice for Texas REs focus on reliability, as well as for the ERO Enterprise transformation to having NERC and the Regions work as one synchronous machine,” said Jim Robb, president and CEO of NERC. “Lane Lanford has been an outstanding leader for Texas RE, and we look forward to continuing our work with Jim and Texas RE on our common mission of a highly reliable and secure bulk power system.

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Posted On: 09/17/2020