Mike Easley

Meet Mike Easley

Board Member

Mike Easley, is a native of Stillwater, Oklahoma, and a graduate of Oklahoma State University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering. Before coming to Powder River Energy he was employed by Wolverine Power Supply Generation and Transmission Cooperative in Cadillac, Michigan as Vice President of System Operations.

Prior to that, he worked at Copper Valley Electric Association in Valdez, Alaska for 10 years where he was the Chief Operating Officer.

Mike’s first job at an electric cooperative was as an electrical engineer with Western Farmers Electric Cooperative in Oklahoma. He started off as a Transmission Design Engineer and eventually moved into a supervisory position responsible for Western’s Transmission and Substation construction.

As CEO of Powder River Energy, Mike is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the electric cooperative. He answers directly to the board of directors, which is made up of 10 Powder River Energy members.