Bill Gausman

William M. Gausman
Senior Vice President, Strategic Initiatives

Mr. Gausman is Sr. Vice President – Strategic Initiatives for Pepco Holdings Inc. (PHI). Mr. Gausman is responsible for the oversight of strategic projects that focus on the long term support of the transmission and distribution systems. This includes the implementation of our Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI), and other PHI Blueprint initiatives, procurement of energy, (both gas and electric), compliance with NERC and state reliability standards to ensure the safe and reliable operation of the electric system and the construction of the Mid-Atlantic Power Pathway Project (MAPP Project).

Mr. Gausman received a BS Electrical Engineering Technology degree from Temple University in 1974 and joined Pepco as a Project Engineer overseeing the construction of high voltage transmission facilities. He has served in various management positions with increasing responsibility for the operation, maintenance and construction of both the transmission and distribution systems. Mr. Gausman recently served as Sr. Vice President Asset Management and Planning for Pepco Holdings, Inc. (PHI).

Mr. Gausman was responsible for the engineering and design of all assets that support the transmission and distribution of electric service across the entire PHI service territory, which includes three electric utilities Pepco, Delmarva Power and Atlantic City Electric. He was also responsible for the development of the reliability program, the short and long-term electric system planning process, telecommunication and system protection and Business Transformation for PHI.