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July 29, 2022 at 9:51am
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Chugach Electric Board names Chief Executive Officer

The Chugach Electric Association, Inc., Board of Directors has named Arthur Miller Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Miller has been with Chugach for 32 years, most recently serving as Acting CEO. He replaces Lee Thibert, who retired from Chugach earlier this year.

“Arthur is the right person at the right time to lead Chugach,” said Board Chair Bettina Chastain. “He brings a tremendous amount of experience and knowledge, and has the steady hand and vision to continue to advance Chugach as a leader in the Railbelt.”

“I am honored to serve as CEO of Chugach and appreciate the board’s trust in naming me CEO,” said Miller. “The future is full of opportunity in the electric utility industry, and I’m excited to work with our talented workforce to keep the organization moving forward.”

In his more than three decades at Chugach, Miller has had several key positions including Sr. Vice President, Regulatory and External Affairs; Vice President, Regulatory and External Affairs;  Executive Manager, Regulatory and External Affairs; Director, Regulatory Affairs and Pricing; and manager and analyst positions. He has extensive experience in the electric utility industry and played a crucial role in the recent acquisition of Municipal Light & Power by Chugach.

Miller has an M.S. in Economics from the University of Wyoming and a B.S. in Business from Colorado State University, Fort Collins. His appointment as CEO is effective today.