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1. Plan Now for 41st PLMA Conference, April 20-22, 2020 in Scottsdale.  Registration is now open at www.peakload.org/41st-plma-conference, and the Call for Presenters is open at www.peakload.org/41st-plma-conference-call-for-presenters. Promotions to the general public will start later this week. Bruce Brazis, Arizona Public Service; Mark Gagen, Salt River Project; and Tom Hines, Tierra Resource Consultants will serve as conference co-chairs. 

Member Pipeline - Current member count is 163 organizations
- New Members: FPL, Black & Veatch Management Consulting, Apex Analytics
- Lost Members: Mosaic Power, ZOME Energy Networks

Election Results.  Officers and At-Large Directors elected at the board meeting for the 2019-2021 term are posted at www.peakload.org/plma-leadership 

40th PLMA Conference in St. Petersburg. Over 320 people attended. The presentations and photos are now onlne at www.peakload.org/40th-conf-resources 

Interest Group Activity. Justin Chamberlain and Olivia Patterson have stepped down as Connected Devices Interest Group Co-chairs; and Andrea Simmonsen and Sharyn Barata have stepped down as Customer Engagement Interest Group Co-chairs. 

Executive Director Search. At a very exciting time in the evolution of the energy industry, and on the heels of impressive PLMA membership growth, PLMA is launching a search for a new Executive Director who will help drive the completion of new strategic initiatives, bolster a support framework for PLMA’s volunteer leaders and expert practitioners, and build alliances with like-minded organizations that will help drive the global mission of the organization. Learn more, share with those who may be interested, or apply by November 25 at www.peakload.org/plma-exec-director-search.  

Thought Leadership.  Energy Central interviewed several conference presenters.  See details at www.energycentral.com/c/em

Resource Directory Updates. Most recent additions are podcast recordings of "A Path Forward for Integrated DSM... and PLMA's Next 20 Years," "Eversource Energy for C&I Active-Demand Management Demonstration," "Women in Demand Management Survey and Group Discussion," and "Using Marketplaces to Drive Demand Response Adoption and Participation."  Access at www.peakload.org/resources

Member News. PLMA posts news, RFPs, job postings, etc. on PLMA website at no cost as a member benefit.  Newest posts are:  PLMA Launches Executive Director Search; PLMA Grows to 164 Member Organizations and Celebrates 20th Anniversary; Smartenit Seeks VP Marketing & Business Development; RCH Companies announces formation of The Threshold Group, Inc.; PowerClerk Seeks Lead Product Manager; Tetra Tech Seeks Quantitative Analyst; and IPKeys Acquires Cyber Monitoring Leader N-Dimension.  Access at www.peakload.org/news 

Calendar of events is at: www.peakload.org/calendar and here are some upcoming activities:
Nov. 14- Jan. 6 - Call for Presentations for 41st PLMA Conference
Jan. 28 - PLMA Member Breakfast Meet-up @ Distributech, San Antonio, Texas
April 20-22 - 41st PLMA Conference, Scottsdale, Arizona
Nov. 9-11 - 42nd PLMA Conference, Baltimore