SAN ANTONIO CITY COUNCIL REAPPOINTS DR. WILLIS MACKEY TO THE CPS ENERGY BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Dr. Mackey will serve his second 5-year term on the Board
December 1, 2022 (SAN ANTONIO) – Today, the San Antonio City Council voted to confirm the reappointment of Dr. Willis Mackey for his second term on the CPS Energy Board of Trustees. The Board reappointed Dr. Mackey by election on Oct. 31, 2022, effective February 1, 2023. Trustees may serve up to two five-year terms.
Dr. Mackey currently serves as Board Chair and is a member of the following CPS Energy Board Committees: Audit & Finance, Personnel, Nominations, Employee Benefits Oversight and Risk Management and is the President of the SA Energy Acquisition Public Facility Corporation. During his tenure, some of the items he has voted in favor of include:
- City of San Antonio’s Climate Action & Adaptation Plan;
- Janie Martinez Gonzalez and Dr. Francine Sanders Romero to serve as Trustees;
- Sustainable Tomorrow Energy Plan (STEP); and,
- CPS Energy Rate Advisory Committee’s future input on future generation planning.
“We have made a lot of progress as a Board with one of this area’s greatest assets and my goal is to make sure we continue doing the right things for our customers, CPS Energy employees, and our community,” said Dr. Mackey. “I’m honored that I have the ongoing support of both my peers and City Council.”
The CPS Energy Board of Trustees are an independent board vested with complete management and control of the operation of CPS Energy, the nation’s largest municipally owned electric and natural gas utility. CPS Energy generates more than $2.5 billion in revenues annually, manages over $11 billion in assets, employs more than 3,100 employees locally, and has returned $9 billion to the City of San Antonio during 80 years of municipal ownership.
The Board consists of four citizens residing in each of the four geographical quadrants within Bexar County and the Mayor of San Antonio, who serves as an ex-officio member and represents the City Council and keeps them advised and informed. Other Board members include Vice-Chair Janie Martinez Gonzalez, John Steen, and Dr. Francine Sanders Romero.
The CPS Energy Board of Trustees typically meets on the last Monday of each month at 1:00 p.m. Community members are welcome to address the Board about current agenda items in the Public Comment portion of Board meetings by calling (210) 353-4662 or emailing [email protected] to pre-register to speak. Additional information about the CPS Energy Board of Trustees and the schedule of Board meetings can be found on CPS Energy’s website.
About CPS Energy
Established in 1860, CPS Energy is the nation’s largest public power, natural gas, and electric company, providing safe, reliable, and competitively-priced service to more than 907,526 electric and 373,998 natural gas customers in San Antonio and portions of seven adjoining counties. Our customers’ combined energy bills rank among the lowest of the nation’s 20 largest cities – while generating $8 billion in revenue for the City of San Antonio for 80 years. As a trusted and strong community partner, we continuously focus on job creation, economic development, and educational investment. We are powered by our skilled workforce, whose commitment to the community is demonstrated through our employees’ volunteerism in giving back to our city and programs aimed at bringing value to our customers. CPS Energy is among the top public power wind energy buyers in the nation and number one in Texas for solar generation.