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Standards of Conduct


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Standards of Conduct, 18 CFR Section 358

Standards of Conduct Procedure



 

Chief Compliance Officer

Versant Power's Chief Compliance Officer is:

John Flynn
President
Versant Power
970 Illinois Ave.
P.O. Box 932
Bangor, Maine 04402
(207) 973-2695
(207) 973-2940 (fax)
john.flynn@versantpower.com

 

Versant Power Affiliate Information

Per 18 C.F.R. Section 358.7(e)(1)

 

  1. The following entity, which is an affiliate of Versant Power by virtue of common control by ENMAX, employs or retains marketing function employees.

                ENMAX Energy Marketing, Inc.
                141 – 50 Avenue S.E.
                Calgary AB T2G 4S7
                Canada

  2. Versant Power treats the foregoing entity as an affiliate with marketing function employees for purposes of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Standards of Conduct regulations and Maine Public Utilities Commission regulations and guidance.

 

Transmission Function Positions

The following employees actively and personally engage in transmission functions such as the planning, directing, organizing or carrying out of day-to-day transmission operations, including the granting and denying of transmission service requests.

Job Title: Reports To: Job Description:
VP, Engineering & Operations President & COO Responsible for the oversight of the Line & Metering Functions as well as System Operations, Power System Technical and Transmission Development at the Strategic Business level.
Manager Regulatory Specialist & Market Based Solutions VP, Engineering & Operations Responsible for larger strategy level projects; Business development with Transmission Service customers; Transmission Interconnections; Communications of Transmission planning process (ie. Chapter 330 report) with stakeholders (ie. PAG members).
Manager Asset Mgt & Planning VP, Engineering & Operations Responsible for the day-to-day transmission Business Unit of the company which includes: Transmission Services including ISO NE and  Transmission Planning including functional oversight of Transmission Reliability Standards compliance implementation.  Also responsible for the Transmission Inspection program.
Manager, Sys Ops, PST, Engineering VP, Engineering & Operations Responsible for the day-to-day transmission Business Unit of the company which includes: The Transmission Control Operating Center (system operations), Transmission Services including ISO NE and Nepool committee participation. This position leads the team that is accountable for the efficient operation, construction, maintenance, and service restoration of the entire transmission and distribution system at Versant Power in order to provide excellent service to customers. 
 
Director, T&D Line Operations VP, Engineering & Operations Responsible for overseeing and directing all operational aspects of the Company’s overhead line construction and maintenance programs, and division meter operations. This position provides the leadership and direction needed for the effective planning, organization and resource management of the Company’s transmission and distribution function.
Manager of Transmission Development VP, Engineering & Operations Provides management and leadership for the development and construction of transmission projects.
Senior Transmission Planning Engineer Manager Asset Mgt & Planning Performs engineering duties involving design of the Company’s transmission system
Senior T&D Planning Engineer Manager Asset Mgt & Planning Provides input for transmission planning of capital projects on a limited basis.
Senior Engineer Manager, Sys Ops, PST, Engineering Duties include, design, specifications, and technical supervision on construction of complete substations and general VP facilities.  Assistance, as required, on large customer interconnects, power quality, information and issues.
Elecrical Engineer III Manager, Sys Ops, PST, Engineering Duties include, design, specifications, and technical supervision on construction of complete substations and general VP facilities.  Assistance, as required, on large customer interconnects, power quality, information and issues.
Elecrical Engineer III Manager, Sys Ops, PST, Engineering Duties include, design, specifications, and technical supervision on construction of complete substations and general VP facilities.  Assistance, as required, on large customer interconnects, power quality, information and issues.
Superintendent, Line & Meter Operations Director, T&D Line Operations Responsible, in a line capacity, for the planning and supervising of all line construction and maintenance activities within the Division.
 Supervisor, T&D Construction Line Ops Director, T&D Line Operations Responsible, in a line capacity,  for the planning and supervising of all line construction and maintenance activities within the Division.
Supervisor, Line and Meter Operations, Fort Kent Director, T&D Line Operations Responsible, in a line capacity, for the planning and supervising of all line construction and maintenance activities within the Division.
Project Manager Transmission and Distribution Manager of Transmission Development Provides project management for the development and construction of transmission and distribution projects, both line and substation.
   
Project Manager Transmission Development Manager of Transmission Development Provides project management for the development and construction of transmission and distribution projects, both line and substation.
   
Property Manager Transmission Development Manager of Transmission Development Provides leadership to and oversight of the Company’s transmission and distribution (T&D) land-related property.  This includes management of T&D associated/surplus lands and buildings, land and easement acquisition, maintenance of on-going permits and licenses, maintenance of easement documentation, and property disposition.
Supervisor System Operations Manager, Sys Ops, PST, Engineering Maintains direct oversight of the T&D Control Center for Versant Power. Facilitates the daily operation of the T&D Power System while maintaining the integrity of the Transmission and Distribution system in a safe, reliable, and economic manner.
Superintendent, Power Systems Technical Dept Manager, Sys Ops, PST, Engineering Responsible for overseeing and directing all operational aspects of the Company’s electrical and meter tech operations. This position provides the leadership and direction needed for the effective planning, organization and resource management of the Company's electrical sub-station including MEPCO sub-station.
 
System Operators Supervisor System Operations Develops and maintains responsibility for all functions in the System Operations Office.  This position maintains the capability to operate the Versant Power T&D Power System as a System Operator.
Supervisor, Scheduling and Customer Coordination

 
Director, T&D Line Operations Responsible for providing supervision over Central Dispatch, Customer Coordination and T&D Scheduling.  These groups assist with the planning of new customer services, scheduling line crews for all types of work, and dispatching of line crews for service work and outages.
Supervisor, Planning Director, T&D Line Operations Provides oversight to T&D Construction Planners.  This group plans both transmission and distribution new construction and rebuilds.  Also assists with supervision of Line Crews.
 
Manager of Sales and Revenue VP, Finance & Treasurer Provides general guidance for the business unit including the design and administration of the Company's retail and wholesale rates including the Open Access Tariff.
Rates & Regulatory Analysts Manager of Sales and Revenue Coordinate cost of service studies and rate design. Develop energy and demand forecasts. Post Open Access Tariff to OASIS.  Coordinate invoicing and payment of power supply transactions.  Prepare monthly operating costs estimates.
 

Shared Employees

Versant Power has no categories of shared employees with its Marketing and Energy Affiliates other than senior officers and directors who are not Transmission Function Employees.

 

Shared Facilities

Versant Power shares no facilities that include Market, Sales, and Brokering employees, and Transmission Function employees.

 

Employee Transfers

Versant Power has no employee transfers between Market, Sales, and Brokering employees, and Transmission Function employees.

 

Potential Merger Partners

Versant Power currently does not have any potential merger partners that may employ or retain marketing function employees.

 

Emergency Deviations

Versant Power has had no emergency instances where it had to deviate from the Standards of Conduct.

 

Prohibited Disclosures

Versant Power, Bangor Hydro District has had no instances where it has disclosed prohibited information in a manner contrary to 18 C.F.R. § 358.6

Maine Public District – FERC Notice 06-23-2014
Maine Public District - FERC Notice 03-11-2014
Maine Public Service District - FERC Notice 05-05-2012
Maine Public Service District - NMISA Notice
Maine Public Service District - FERC Notice 02-25-2013

 

Voluntary Consent

Versant Power currently has no postings of instances when a non-affiliated customer authorizes a transmission provider to share it's information with a Marketing or Energy Affiliate.

Last Updated 12/15/2017

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