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Management & Staff

Southern Power District employs 103 people across its five service areas and its headquarters in Grand Island. Just over half of these employees are linemen and the remaining staff members provide other support services including engineering, accounting, customer service and other administrative duties.

Below is a listing of management and staff members, with links to high-resolution photographs. These photographs may be used by area media news representatives.

Photo of Neal Niedfeldt
Neal Niedfeldt
President/Chief Executive Officer


Brad Kool
Chief Financial Officer


Aaron Brown
Engineering/Operations Manager

Todd Bailey
Purchasing/Safety Director
Photo of LeAnne Doose
LeAnne Doose
Public Relations Director

Sam Reinke
Energy Services Manager

Anthony Bohaty
Irrigation Services Manager

Rick Dean
Area Manager, Franklin
Photo of Todd Barger
Todd Barger
Area Manager, Central City
Photo of Zeb Graham
Zeb Graham
Maintenance Supervisor, Central City
Photo of Jeff Chase
Jeff Chase
Area Manager, Holdrege
Photo of Harley Scott
Harley Scott
Maintenance Supervisor, Holdrege
Photo of John Ciemnoczolowski
John Ciemnoczolowski
Area Manager, Hastings
Photo of Jeff Foster
Jeff Foster
Maintenance Supervisor, Hastings
Photo of Steve Steinhauser
Steve Steinhauser
Area Manager, Grand Island
Photo of Todd Wilson
Todd Wilson
Maintenance Supervisor, Grand Island