Marcus Hawkins

Marcus Hawkins

Executive Director
Direct Line:  515-207-3550
Email: marcus@misostates.org

Marcus Hawkins was promoted to Executive Director of the Organization of MISO States effective January 1, 2019, after serving as Director of Member Services & Advocacy since September 2016. Prior to OMS, he was a Senior Engineer in the Division of Regional Energy Markets at the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin. He has additional power market experience from working as an Analyst at PA Consulting Group.

Ben Sloan

Director of Regulatory Affairs
Direct Line:  515-207-3551
Email: ben@misostates.org

Ben Sloan began working with the Organization of MISO States in March 2019. Previously he worked for the Mississippi Attorney General's Office in the Public Utilities Staff Division. There he followed and participated in various MISO-related stakeholder forums representing the Mississippi Public Service Commission.

Colleen Dougherty

Colleen Dougherty

Office Manager
Direct Line: 515-243-0742
Email: colleen@misostates.org

Colleen Dougherty began work with the Organization of MISO States in February, 2014. Previously she worked as the Co-owner/Publisher of West Willow Publishing Group in Lynchburg, VA. There they published two quarterly, regional, home and garden resource magazines and worked on other small marketing projects.

Kimberly Odom

Kimberly Odom

Office Assistant
Direct Line:  515-243-0742
Email: kim@misostates.org

Kim Odom began work with the Organization of MISO States in September, 2016. Previously she was with Corporate Image/LBS for over 20 years as a Customer Service Assistant. There she performed a variety of clerical duties and database management. She provided comprehensive support for staff, vendors and customers. She skillfully managed a wide-range of office tasks, including front desk reception.