Bob Saint

Bob graduated from Wichita State University in Wichita, Kansas, with a BS degree in Electrical Engineering. Since graduating from college, he has worked for electric utilities in Texas (2 ½ years) and Colorado (22 years) in the engineering and engineering management area. He worked for Tri-State G & T for over 5 years doing primarily substation design and 17 years with two distribution co-op's primarily as engineering manager.

He is a Professional Engineer in Texas and Virginia and a senior member of IEEE. He is chairman of the IEEE P1547.2 (Application Guide for IEEE 1547 Standard for Interconnecting Distributed Resources with Electric Power Systems) Working Group, IEEE P1547.7 (Draft Guide to Conducting Distribution Impact Studies for Distributed Resource Interconnection) Working Group and IEEE PES Distributed Resources Integration Working Group.

Bob has been with NRECA for over 7 years. His primary role is technical advisor for the T&D Engineering Committee. The subcommittees he works with are: Power Quality and System Planning. He is also involved as a technical representative for Smart Grid and the Program Manager for the MultiSpeak® software integration initiative.