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The Edison Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization dedicated to bringing the benefits of electricity to families, businesses, and industries worldwide. Furthering Thomas Alva Edison’s spirit of invention, the Foundation works to encourage a greater understanding of the production, delivery, and use of electric power to foster economic progress; to ensure a safe and clean environment, and to improve the quality of life for all people. The Edison Foundation provides knowledge, insight, and leadership to achieve its goals through research, conferences, grants, and other outreach activities. The Edison Foundation is governed by a Board of Directors of electric industry Chief Executives.

Edison Foundatio​​n Board

  • Chair - Nicholas Akins,
    President & CEO, American Electric Power
  • Gregory Abel,
    Chairman, President & CEO, Berkshire Hathaway Energy
  • Christopher Crane,
    President & CEO, Exelon Corp.
  • Anthony Earley,
    Chairman, President, and CEO, PG&E Corporation
  • Thomas A. Fanning,
    Chairman, President, & CEO, Southern Company
  • Thomas Farrell,
    Chairman, President, and CEO, Dominion
  • Thomas R. Kuhn,
    President, Edison Electric Institute
  • Patricia Vincent-Collawn,
    Chairman, President & CEO, PNM Resources

Edison Foundation ​Officers

  • Thomas R. Kuhn,
  • Brian L. Wolff,
    Executive Vice President
  • Lisa Wood,
    Vice President
  • John S. Schlenker,
  • J. Bruce Brown,
    Corporate Secretary
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