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(AUSTIN, TEXAS) The Gulf Coast Power Association (GCPA) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that it has selected Rebecca Zerwas as the 2018 recipient of the GCPA emPOWERing Young Professionals Award. This is the inaugural award that is to be presented annually in recognition of an individual under the age of 40 who actively participates in the electric power industry and contributes to the success of their employer, the success of the electric power market, the development of other industry professionals and provides leadership for projects or activities within the electric power profession.  Select the full article to learn more about Rebecca's accomplishments.

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Due to the upcoming departure of Tom Foreman a search has begun for a new GCPA Executive Director.  Check out this post for instructions.  Applications are due by Thursday, August 9th.

Our speaker Allen Nye will walk attendees through the past four years of the Energy Future Holdings bankruptcy proceedings, and the four proposed transactions to attempt to acquire Oncor.

Join energy consultant and certified life coach, Jenni Rochelle, for an informative, eye-opening and uplifting afternoon exploring what can be emotionally-charged subjects on the afternoon of Thursday, August 2nd.

Registration is now open for the GCPA 33rd Annual Fall Conference.  This is a day and a half conference starting on October 2nd, 2018, with pre-conference activity add-ons on October 1.

GCPA Board President Mark Walker announces the retirement of GCPA Executive Director Tom Foreman.

Nearly one year after Hurricane Harvey’s devastating Houston flooding, our speaker Matt Lanza will look back on the forecast and share some insights on what he was grappling with in the days before Harvey. Matt will talk a bit about how both Space City Weather handled the messaging of Harvey’s impacts and how a meteorologist fit into the decision-making process at Cheniere Energy. With the approach of the peak of hurricane season 2018, he will also touch on what expectations look like heading into August and September.

This is the eighth meeting of a series of breakfasts to be held in Mexico City under the auspices of the Gulf Coast Power Association (GCPA). On this occasion the Women's Energy Network - Chapter Mexico has joined efforts with GCPA and launched a calling for this meeting. At this breakfast, we will discuss the impact of the July 1st Election in Mexico in the future implementation of the Energy Reform.

GCPA proudly initiates the GCPA emPOWERing Young Professionals Award. This award will recognize an individual under the age of 40 who actively participates in the electric power industry and contributes to the success of their employer, the success of the electric power market, the development of other industry professionals and provides leadership for projects or activities within the electric power profession.

The Gulf Coast Power Association (GCPA) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that it has selected Marcie Zlotnik as the 2018 recipient of the GCPA Pat Wood Power Star Award. This award is presented annually in recognition of the honoree’s significant contributions towards the advancement of competitive energy markets in Texas.

The Gulf Coast Power Association named Mark Walker as 2018 President of the Board at its January Board meeting.

Congratulations to Joseph Valencia, Simmi Manni, and Millie Kriel - the winners of the 2017 emPOWERing student scholarships.

The Gulf Coast Power Association (GCPA) began its scholarship program in 2007 to provide assistance to students with an expressed interest in pursuing a career in the electric power industry.  Today we announce our distribution amount for 2017.

The Gulf Coast Power Association (GCPA) is pleased to announce the election of Katie Coleman to the GCPA Board of Directors.

The Gulf Coast Power Association (GCPA) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that it has selected H.B. “Trip” Doggett as the 2017 recipient of the GCPA Pat Wood Power Star Award.  This award is presented annually in recognition of the honoree’s significant contributions towards the advancement of competitive energy markets in Texas.

The Gulf Coast Power Association (GCPA) named Allison Piper as president of the board at its January board meeting. Allison is President of Manhattan Resources. She has been on the GCPA board of directors starting in 2014 and was the Vice President in 2016.

The Gulf Coast Power Association named Allison Piper as president of the board at its January board meeting. Allison is President of Manhattan Resources. She has been on the GCPA board of directors starting in 2014 and was the Vice President in 2016.

Thank you everyone who attended our 3/1 Goal Setting Workshop hosted by GCPA Empowering Women!

The Gulf Coast Power Association (GCPA) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that it has selected John W. Fainter as the 2016 recipient of the GCPA Pat Wood Power Star Award.  This award is presented annually in recognition of the honoree’s significant contributions towards the advancement of competitive energy markets in Texas.

The Gulf Coast Power Association (GCPA) named Robert King as Board President at its January Board meeting. Robert is Founder and President of Good Company Associates. He has been on the GCPA Board of Directors starting in 2007 and served as Vice President in 2015.

Congratulations to Marcie Zlotnik who received the Inaugural GCPA emPOWERment Award on November 3, 2015. Marcie has served on the GCPA Board since 2006 and was instrumental in conceiving and launching GCPA emPOWERing Women.

The Gulf Coast Power Association (GCPA) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the selection of Robert Webb as the 2015 recipient of the GCPA Pat Wood Power Star Award. This award is presented annually in recognition of the honoree’s significant contributions towards the advancement of competitive energy markets in Texas.

The Gulf Coast Power Association lost a leader, expert and friend on April 2 with the passing of John Moore.

The GCPA Board of Directors is pleased to announce that it has selected John Stauffacher as the 2013 recipient of the GCPA Pat Wood Power Star Award. This award is presented annually in recognition of the honoree's significant contributions towards the advancement of competitive energy markets in Texas.

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