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William (Bill) Bosch - Chairman/Founder Chairman/Founder Bill began in the utility business when he was 10 years old, working with his father Cliff Bosch, product manager of AB Chance Company. He was destined to follow in his footsteps and now he has 32 years of his own career in the electric utility industry. His experience includes 16 years in Las Vegas, 11 years in Vermont managing a municipal and coop, and 5 years in Georgia managing investor owned, and a municipality. Accomplishments over his career include 2011 Hall of Fame inductee, receiving an RP 3 Award - National Recognition for Reliable Electric Operations, installing CSM, AMR, AMI, outage management and many other operations advances. Bill also sits on the Electric Cities of Georgia Board of Directors and is Chairman and founder of the National Association of Journeyman Lineman. Bill is married to Karen and they have five children and one grandchild.

Brandon Wylie - Vice-Chair Brandon has been in the electric industry for 13 years and is now a Training and Safety Specialist for Electric Cities of Georgia. Brandon started his career with Pike Electric Inc. and soon moved to Marietta Power where he worked as a First Class Lineman before taking his current position at ECG. Brandon is dedicated to teaching safe work practices and training up and coming linemen.

Jon Beasley - Board Member Jon brings over 30 years of lineman experience to the board. Jon currently is the Superintendent of Training and Safety for ECG (Electric Cities of Georgia). He has actively trained line workers in three states for more than 60 cities consisting of over 500 students. Jon coordinates and leads utility crews on disaster response/mutual aid for natural disasters. Jon is an active member of the "Lineman's Rodeo" and continues to serve as Master Judge of the APPA Line workers Rodeo Competition. He currently serves on the APPA E&O Section and Safety Committee.

Jim Wright - Board Member Jim is the VP of Training, Education and Safety for Georgia Electric Membership Corporation (GEMC). Jim began with Lee County Electric Cooperative in North Fort Myers, FL, in 1972. The professional and technical job training programs and Georgia's EMC's Apprentice Lineman's program along with TVPPA's Apprenticeship Lineman's labs are under his direction. He is also an Area Administer for NRECA Safety Achievement program and administers the Georgia's Accreditation program. Jim coordinates the Disaster Response Plan for GEMC's distribution system. His devotion to GEMC training over the past 17 years has contributed to a much safer work environment and more efficient performance by the employees on the job. He resides with his wife Chris, In Juliette, GA.

Stephen Wheeler - Board Member Stephen has over 28 years of experience in the utility industry all with Georgia Power Company and 10 years as a supervisor. Stephen has been active with the Georgia Lineman's Rodeo for over 15 years, and served as a chief judge in the Lineman's Rodeo. He has held 1st place overall in 1998 (GA Lineman's Rodeo) and 1st place overall in the 1998 International Lineman's Rodeo. Stephen has trained and coached Lineman & Apprentice Lineman to compete in the Lineman's Rodeo competitions. Stephen is active in promoting the profession of Journeymen Linemen.

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