John R. Fielder
Mr. Fielder was appointed by the board as a director on January 2, 2013. He has been a member of the audit and finance committee since January 25, 2013 and a member of the ASUS committee since May 20, 2013. He is 69 years old.
Mr. Fielder brings a unique blend of experience in the areas of public utility regulation and public utility information technology matters as a result of over 40 years of experience at Southern California Edison Company.
Mr. Fielder is retired. He was President of Southern California Edison Company from October 2005 until his retirement on December 31, 2010. As President, he was responsible for operations support, customer service, information technology, environmental affairs, state regulatory and public affairs and employee relations. Prior to his position as President of Southern California Edison Company, Mr. Fielder held various leadership positions at the company, including Senior Vice President of Regulatory Affairs for 14 years and Vice President of Information Services.
Mr. Fielder has served on a number of not-for-profit boards during his career and currently serves as the chair of the audit committee of the Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific and as a board member of the Long Beach Memorial Hospital Foundation and the Rancho Los Cerritos Foundation, which supports a historic property and museum in Long Beach, California. He also served a two-year term as chair of the board of the Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific which expired in 2012. He currently serves as a member of the Energy Efficiency Institute Global Advisory Committee for the University of California at Santa Barbara. He has also served on various industry association boards during his career. Mr. Fielder has a BA degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara, an MBA from the University of California, Los Angeles, and a law degree from Pepperdine School of Law.