Peterson honored for his service

Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems CEO Doug Hunter, left, thanks Monroe City’s Daniel Peterson for his years of service on the UAMPS board, along with Jason Norlen, UAMPS board chair.

MONROE — A man who has worked to keep the lights on in Monroe for many years was recognized last week for his efforts. 

Monroe City Power Superintendent Daniel Peterson was honored with a board of directors award at the 2020 Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems member meeting in Salt Lake City Jan. 2. 

The award recognizes board members who have provided exemplary service. Peterson represented Monroe City on the UAMPS board from 2008 to 2019.

Presentations and speeches at the Member Meeting focused on UAMPS 2019 accomplishments; the challenges facing public power, including new technologies and regulatory issues; and continued investigation of a small modular nuclear reactor energy project.  

UAMPS officers include Jason Norlen, representing Heber Light & Power, board chair; Les Williams, representing Beaver City, vice chair; Dwight Day, representing Oak City, secretary; and Joel Eves, representing Lehi City, treasurer.  

UAMPS is a joint action agency providing wholesale electricity and electric energy services to 47 public power utility members in six western states.

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