St. Paul, MN (PRWEB) August 22, 2013
MEA is proud to announce that Ed Bradley, distribution standards engineer for Ameren Missouri, and Tom Phalen, senior engineer, gas measurement, for We Energies, were inducted into MEA’s Hall of Fame at the Electric and Gas Operations Technical & Leadership Summits.
The Hall of Fame program recognizes those outstanding individuals who have contributed exemplary leadership and expertise to the energy industry through participation in MEA.
“I have had the privilege of knowing Ed for more than a decade,” said John Gann, MEA’s vice president for program delivery. “He has been a consistent contributor, always willing to help, answer a question, and be of service. He’s a go-to kind of a guy. “
Bradley has contributed to the energy industry through MEA in many ways over the years, including:
- 2-time Chair of the Electric Underground Committee
- Committee member service and active contributor since 2002
- Participated in 25 MEA events
“Tom is one of those quiet contributors,” said Gann. “And the kind that is always there and willing to do and do and do. He is a wonderful person to know and very well-deserving of this honor.”
Phalen is honored for:
- 2-time Chair of the Gas Operations Steering Committee
- Chair of the Gas Measurement Committee
- Participated in more than 50 MEA events
- Key leadership role in upgrading the Gas Operations Conference including the move to Rochester
MEA serves the people that deliver electricity and natural gas to homes and business. MEA (Midwest ENERGY Association) was founded as a trade association over 100 years ago by distribution utilities, whose vision was to improve safety and efficiency. Today, utility companies around the globe benefit from MEA's industry learning seminars, operations summits, and other events. Members collaborated to develop EnergyU, the world's premier online training and testing system for gas and electric distribution utilities.