Safety Steering Committee

The MECA Safety Steering Committee is a diverse group of industry specialists from Michigan’s electric cooperative and municipal utilities. This committee provides strategic leadership and content guidance for MECA safety programming.

Chris O’Neil
General Manager / CEO
HomeWorks Tri-County Electric Cooperative

Greg Karsten 
Director of Safety
Presque Isle Electric & Gas Co-op

Jim Wilson
Director of Safety   
Cloverland Electric Cooperative

Troy Tiernan
Operations Manager
Alger Delta Cooperative Electric Association

Matt Monroe  
Safety Specialist
Wolverine Power Cooperative

Tracey DeKraker
Electrical Transmission & Distribution Manager
Zeeland Board of Public Works

Katie Abraham
Executive Director
Michigan Municipal Electric Association (MMEA)

Mike Parsons  
Electric Department Foreman
City of St Louis Electric Department

Davene Ivey
Energy Services Coordinator
Bay City Light & Power