Executive Vice President of Member Services and External Affairs
Jolene Thompson has been with AMP since 1990 and currently serves as executive vice president of member services and external affairs. She also serves as the executive director of the Ohio Municipal Electric Association (OMEA), the legislative liaison to AMP and Ohio’s municipal electric systems.
Thompson, active nationally, currently serves on the American Public Power Association (APPA) Board of Directors, as the legislative committee chair of the Transmission Access Policy Study (TAPS) Group Board of Directors, and sits on the Consumer Federation of America and Power PAC Boards. She previously chaired the APPA Advisory Committee, chaired the APPA Legislative and Resolutions Committee and has been a member of the Nominations and Awards Committee. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from Otterbein University.
Thompson is the lead on permitting, regulatory and public relations efforts for AMP generation projects.
As executive vice president of member services and external affairs, Thompson provides oversight to AMP's energy policy and sustainability, government affairs, technical services, environmental compliance, energy efficiency, key accounts/business development, communications, and human resources and safety services.