Roy M. Palk
Clean Technology 2008
Roy M. Palk

Roy M. Palk

President
New Horizons Consulting

Roy M. Palk previously served as president and chief executive officer of East Kentucky Power Cooperative. Prior to joining EKPC, Palk served as assistant general manager of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) in Washington, D.C. Palk joined NRECA as its director of operations and was in charge of its internal operations, including budgeting and human resources and became NRECA’s assistant general manager in 1991. An attorney, he also served as NRECA’s corporate counsel.

Palk is currently serving on the boards of the Center for Energy and Economic Development in Washington, D.C.; the Kentucky Coal Marketing Council; the University of Kentucky College of Mining Engineering; Pikeville College; Board Chair of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System Foundation; the Southeastern Federal Power Customer Group, and the Winchester, KY Advisory Board for Branch Banking and Trust (BB&T). Palk is also chairman of ACES Power Marketing headquartered in Indianapolis, is a member of the NRECA Power and Water Resources Committee and is the former vice-chair of the Electric Power Research Institute in Palo Alto, California.