Steering Committee Don Hartley IBEW International International representative James Merlo North American Electric Reliability Council Associate Director, Human Performance Alan Mosher American Public Power Association VP of Policy Analysis and Reliability Standards Allen Schriver North American Generator Forum Acting Chair Eric Back Pacific Gas and Electric Co Director Operations support Navin Bhatt Electric Power Research Institute Technical Executive Earl Carnes Department of Energy Sr. Advisor Linda Connell Aviation Safety Reporting System Program Director Bob Dean IBEW 1245 Assistant Business Manager
Next Steps Finalize the Steering Committee by March 8, 2013 Assemble the Project Team by March 15, 2013 Project Team first work session by March 25, 2013 Request funding by the 4 th quarter of 2013
Project Team Actions Determine legal and organizational structure Establish independence from regulatory agencies. Maintain confidentiality in all cases Maintain independent authority Determine management structure Staffing: Leadership Industry relations and communications Near-Miss Report Review Panel
Project Team Actions Develop Business Plan Budgets and projections Value of the reporting system to the industry Explore funding options and initiate a funding request Federal support Industry support
Who wants to help create the National Electrical Worker’s Near- Miss Reporting System?