Donald Lee, Executive Director
Donald Lee, Executive Director of Public Power
Pool, leads the Public Power Pool team.
Donald also serves as the Executive Director for the Texas
Conference of Urban Counties, a position he has held since
1995. During the 76th Legislative Session, Donald
worked on Senate Bill 7, which deregulated the electric
industry in Texas, by crafting provisions local governments
use to form aggregation groups.
Pool has grown to become the
largest aggregation in Texas.
David Quin is the Program Manager for Public Power Pool. David has spent the last
thirteen years working in the Texas Senate, most recently
serving as Legislative Director for State Senator Royce
West, who chairs the influential Intergovernmental Relations
Committee. Prior to that, he worked as a legislative
aide for State Senator Mike Moncrief. David has
shepherded legislation through every senate committee and
has overseen the passage of hundreds of bills and
amendments. Originally from the UK, David holds a
from the University of Manchester and a Master's degree from
the University of Texas at Austin.
Brandon Fowler, Energy Subject
Brandon Fowler is an Energy Expert for Public Power Pool. Most recently, he served
of Energy Market Services for Honeywell
International developing energy supply strategies and
analytical tools to support competitive energy procurement.
Brandon specializes in developing energy supply strategy, contributes to energy market analysis and leads contract
negotiations. He is well seasoned in dealing with power
legislation at both the state and federal levels. Brandon’s
career has included experience with large public and private
organizations, where he acted as lead consultant on energy
market solicitations on behalf of energy supply
aggregations. During 2000-2002, Brandon acted as lead
consultant procuring power for
Public Power Pool
resulting in an estimated
savings of $35 million.
Stephen Parr, Energy Subject Matter
Stephen Parr is an Energy Expert for Public Power Pool. Most recently, he served as Project
Manager of Integrated Energy Services for Honeywell
International evaluating and implementing energy management
programs, procurement efforts,
product structuring and pricing, risk management/hedge funds,
and generation asset optimization. In previous
has managed retail mutual fund, institutional investment and
hedge fund positions. Stephen ensures investment targets
are met through stock, bond and commodity trading and
portfolio analysis. He is an expert at creating market
forecasts based on the relationships between wholesale power
and fuel cost, generation availability, reserve margins,
congestion and weather. Stephen has led energy
commodity procurement and product structuring projects in
all deregulated markets in the US. During 2000-2004,
Stephen contributed heavily in the analysis
and procurement for Public Power Pool resulting in an
estimated savings of $35 million.