TUCKER, Ga. (April 26, 2012) Jill Tietjen of Centennial, Colo. was re-elected to the Georgia Transmission Corporation (GTC) Board of Directors at the company’s annual meeting held recently. She has served as an outside director on the GTC Board since 1996.
“We are looking ahead optimistically with plans in place to ensure our transmission infrastructure keeps up as Georgia’s economy begins to rebound,” said Tietjen. “Georgia Transmission Corporation plays a vital role in helping the state’s electric membership cooperatives provide reliable electric service in response to this continued growth.”
Tietjen, President and CEO of Technically Speaking, Inc., will serve a three-year term on the GTC board. In addition to her role on GTC’s board, Tietjen serves as a Trustee of the School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Virginia and chairs the Board of Advisors of the Colorado Coalition on Gender and Information Technology. She also serves as an outside director on the board of Merrick & Company, Aurora, Colo. Tietjen is featured in the book, “Changing Our World – True Stories of Women Engineers,” and co-authored the best selling book, “Her Story: A Timeline of the Women Who Changed America.”
GTC is a not-for-profit cooperative owned by 39 Electric Membership Corporations (EMCs) in Georgia. Georgia Transmission delivers the high-capacity, long-haul power to EMCs that deliver electricity to members along distribution lines and systems. The corporation owns more than $2 billion in assets, including more than 3,000 miles of transmission lines and 600 substations across the state.