For Immediate Release
September 5, 2018
For more information contact:
Phil Wages 785/273-7010
KEPCo Hires Senior Vice President, Regulatory and Government Affairs and General Counsel
Susan B. Cunningham has been hired by Kansas Electric Power Cooperative, Inc. (KEPCo) as Senior Vice President, Regulatory and Government Affairs and General Counsel. Ms. Cunningham most recently was with the law firm Dentons US LLP. Ms. Cunningham has over 28 years of experience in the electric utility industry, including General Counsel with the Kansas Corporation Commission. As Senior Vice President, Regulatory and Government Affairs and General Counsel, Ms. Cunningham will act as general counsel and be responsible for all legal functions and the oversight of regulatory and government affairs functions for KEPCo.
Ms. Cunningham is replacing Mr. William G. Riggins effective October 1, 2018. Ms. Cunningham received her undergraduate degree from the Olivet Nazarene University and her juris doctorate degree from the Washburn University School of Law.
Ms. Cunningham and her husband reside near Topeka, Kansas and have two children.
“We are thrilled that Susan will be joining the KEPCo team. She not only brings years of industry experience and legal expertise, but she also possesses the leadership skills and personality traits that will add tremendous value to our staff and membership,” said Suzanne Lane, Vice President, Member Services and Government Affairs (Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer, effective October 1, 2018). KEPCo, a generation and transmission electric cooperative headquartered in Topeka, has 19 member electric distribution cooperatives which provide electricity and other services to more than 300,000 rural Kansans.