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Transmission Sector Director - Term Expires 2019

James R. Haney is vice president, Compliance and Regulated Services, and chief FERC compliance officer for FirstEnergy Service company, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp.


Prior to this promotion, he served as president of West Virginia Operations of Mon Power for FirstEnergy Corp.


He joined the company in 1978 as an engineer. Following a series of promotions, he was named division manager for the Elkins, W.Va., service center in 1990. In 1996 he joined the corporate office as director, Transmission Projects. In 1998 he was promoted to vice president, Customer Operations. He was named vice president, Transmission & Distribution, in 2003, prior to becoming vice president, Transmission, in 2005. He was promoted to president of West Virginia Operations in February 2011.


Jim received a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from West Virginia University and is a Registered Professional Engineer. He serves as a director for the West Virginia High Technology Consortium Foundation, Ohio Valley Electric Corporation and ReliabilityFirst Corporation.