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RTO Sector Director - Term Expires 2018

Michael E. Bryson, vice president of Operations, is responsible for PJM’s Operations Division, including 24x7 transmission operations for real time systems to include scheduling, transmission dispatch and generation dispatch, reliability coordination, and training as well as the engineering analysis required to run the system and support the critical energy management systems.


Mr. Bryson also held the positions of executive director of System Operations, general manager of the Dispatch Operations, and manager of the Transmission Department for the System Operations Division. He was responsible for PJM’s transmission operations support for real time operations to include transaction scheduling, transmission analysis, and regional and seasonal studies.


Mr. Bryson serves on the Board of the Reliability First Corporation (RFC), a member of the Consortium for Electric Reliability Technology Solutions (CERTS) and the ISO/RTC Operating Committee. He also serves on the Board of Settlements Inc.


Prior to joining PJM, Mr. Bryson held various senior-level positions with DIMAC DIRECT, Inc. in St. Louis, including vice president of Information Services, manager of Operations and Technical Services, and manager of Applications Development.


Mr. Bryson had nearly ten years of military experience as a pilot. His responsibilities in the United States Army included operations planning and support, supervision and training of pilots and mechanics, and training and maintenance of tactical computer systems. He was awarded the Bronze Star for Combat Service in Desert Storm.


Mr. Bryson earned a Bachelor of Science in General Engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York focusing on computer science and electrical engineering, and has a Masters of Business Administration from Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia.


Mr. Bryson also earned a graduate certificate in power engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.