Rick Voytas, manager of Energy Efficiency and Demand Response at Ameren, has been elected as the new chairman of the Association for Demand Response & Smart Grid (ADS).

Other new Association officers are:
Vice chairman: Larry Oliva from Southern California Edison
Secretary: Steve George from Freeman, Sullivan & Co.
Treasurer: Susan Covino from PJM

“I am honored to have been elected to lead an organization that has been so crucial to the growth of the DR and smart grid community,” said Voytas. “ADS will continue its efforts and looks forward to welcoming new members who will join in doing that.”

The ADS is a nonprofit organization based in Washington, DC, that focuses on development and exchange of information among policymakers, utilities, technology companies, and other stakeholders.