The Kansas City, Kansas, Board of Public Utilities elected new officers at the Jan. 20 virtual meeting.
Robert L. Milan Sr. was elected president; Mary L. Gonzales was elected vice president; and Rose Mulvany Henry was elected secretary.
Milan, who represents the First District, has served nearly 30 years on the board. Elected in 1991, he is retired from serving as a federal representative at the U.S. Department of Labor.
The BPU recognized his service by naming a pump station and reservoir in his honor in 2007.
Gonzales, member at large, position 1, is a retired teacher who was first elected to the board in 2001. She is a member of the American Public Power Association and the American Water Works Association.
Her 33 years as a teacher included many years at Piper Middle School, where she taught language arts.
Mulvany Henry, member at large, position 3, has served on the board since 2019.
An attorney with a background in business and technology, she founded Rose Henry Law in 2018. She previously worked with the Kansas Corporation Commission regulating the telephone industry. She is a past vice president of regulatory affairs for Birch Telecom and a past in-house counsel for Sprint Corp.
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