November 2019, Kay Clinard informed the board of directors of UCAIug that he will beretiring effective December 31, 2019. Kay was instrumental in establishing the
UCAIug organization out of the original EPRI MMS Forum activities of the 1990s.
His work at the UCAIug helped establish both IEC 61850 and the IEC Common
Information Model as the key industry standards for electric utilities that they
have become today.
In consideration of Kay's long service to the
industry, the Board of Directors of the UCA International Users Group
unanimously agreed to appoint Kay Clinard to the honorary position of President
Emeritus. This appointment conveys only a fraction of the gratitude that all
UCAIug members and the industry at large have for the important work that Kay did in his long career in the electric utility industry. Kay was presented a
framed appointment letter and an award for "Fred" as a small token of our sincere appreciation for everything he has done.
See for photos and documents: http://www.ucaiug.org/Lists/Announcements/DispForm.aspx?ID=8
At a separate meeting of the of the
Board of Directors, Margaret Goodrich was appointed the new President of the
UCAIug Users Group effective 1 January 2020.