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Gerry W. Cauley

President and CEO


Gerry W. Cauley assumed the role of President and Chief Executive Officer of the North American Electric Reliability Corporation in January 2010.

Mr. Cauley oversees NERC’s mission of ensuring the reliability of the North American bulk power system. As President and CEO, Mr. Cauley directs key programs affecting over 1,900 bulk power system owners, operators, and users, including mandatory reliability standards, compliance monitoring, enforcement, situation awareness, event and risk analysis, reliability assessments and forecasting, physical and cyber security, and government relations. Mr. Cauley also oversees the operations of eight Regional Entities who support the reliability mission across North America by implementing delegated responsibilities at the regional and local levels.