Jim Nowak

Jim Nowak is senior director of operations, product, and services for ARCOS LLC. He retired as manager of emergency restoration planning for AEP in 2014. He was one of the original co-chairs for Edison Electric Institute's (EEI's) Mutual Assistance Committee and National Mutual Assistance Resource Team, a member of EEI's National Response Event (NRE) governance and exercise sub-committees, and capped his 37-year career with AEP by directing the utility's distribution emergency restoration plans for all seven of the company's operating units, spanning 11 states.