Mary Reidy has over 30 years of management experience in all aspects of the electric utility business. She has a passion for developing teams, while creating strategic direction for new initiatives. In her current role, she leads a program that supports a jurisdictional team using advanced data analysis and key performance success factors. She has led teams of graduate engineers, labor, and management in progressive leadership roles. She led a team of academics and utility professionals that resulted in a custom-designed, cross disciplinary Masters in Engineering program with the State University of Buffalo. Dr. Reidy has written white papers and represented the Vice-President in an inaugural NERC peer reviewed audit that resulted in high marks. In addition, she is the co-founder of an annual Engineering Expo that provides continuing education credits for professional engineers wishing to maintain their licenses.
She established the IEEE Continuing Education guidelines working with IEEE Educational Activities Leadership under the direction of Moshe Kam, IEEE Past President, who supported professional development courses for IEEE members seeking continuing education courses. Dr. Reidy also developed courses for engineers interested in remote engineering classes at the State University of Buffalo, and was instrumental in developing the Boston Chapter’s current continuing education remote programs. She directed internal and academic teams that responded to the Federal Government’s Workforce Development program (ARRA) on Smart Grid Technology, resulting in awards for both an internal Workforce Development and University Degree programs.
She was the Secretary of IEEE p1809, focused on better understanding of impacts on Global Climate Change, a precursor to the p2030 series. She also served as Past Chair of the IEEE p2030 Smart Grid Working Committee and was a member of the IEEE Standards Committee, NISTIR, SEPA, and several local professional organizations. She is a member of the IEEE PES and served as Chair of IEEE PES and Chair of IAS; a member of EMBS, EPC, and Smart Grid p2030; Past Syracuse Chapter Chair; Region 1 Secretary; and IEEE Technology Management Council Board Member. She holds separate Masters Degrees in Engineering and Business, a Doctorate from the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, and a Professional Engineer’s License (NY).