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Executive Officers of NYSEG

Mark S. Lynch
President and Chief Executive Officer

Has served as President of NYSEG and RG&E since 2009; appointed CEO in 2014 with executive responsibility for all utility management issues for NYSEG and RG&E including regulatory policy and compliance; driving business development; managing system interconnections and energy supply; and providing oversight of the electric and natural gas transmission and delivery system operations, electricity transmission and delivery system capital investments and customer service operations.

Formerly served as President and CEO of the New York Independent System Operator, and in executive roles at Mirant Corporation.

Graduate of Villanova University. Member of  the Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers.


Mark V. Dolan
Deputy General Counsel and Secretary

Has served as Secretary for NYSEG and RG&E since 2011 and as Deputy General Counsel for Iberdrola USA Management Corporation since 2010. Oversees operation of the in-house legal function. Served as Managing Attorney for Energy East Management Corporation and NYSEG from 1994-2010. Served as counsel for product liability, employee relations and contracts at Proctor & Gamble Pharmaceuticals and confidential law clerk to a New York State Supreme Court justice.

Graduate of St. Bonaventure University; juris doctor from Union University.

Michael Eastman 
Vice President - Gas Assets

Has been with the companies for more than 30 years, holding various technical and leadership positions, primarily focused on gas expansion projects, improving operational excellence and standardizing gas operating programs. Eastman received the first patent ever issued to NYSEG, drove the first natural gas vehicle owned by NYSEG, worked on the initial development of storing natural gas in a depleted salt cavern, and originated the concept of building natural gas distribution systems in Maine and Vermont. Member of the Northeast Gas Association board of directors and the Institute of Gas Technology board of directors.

Graduate of Broome Community College and Binghamton University.

David J. Kimiecik
Vice President - Energy Services

Joined NYSEG in 1989 as an engineer in the Power Plant Performance Department and advanced through several positions including plant engineer at Hickling Power Station and various positions in electric power supply, energy trading and energy supply departments. Appointed Vice President, Energy Services in 2010 and has responsibility for all activities relating to natural gas and electric procurement and hedging; transmission services and electric interconnections; and associated Sarbanes Oxley, Dodd-Frank, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) compliance; and electric interconnections.

Graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; MBA from Warwick University.

James A. Lahtinen
Vice President - Rates and Regulatory Economics

Joined NYSEG, RG&E in 2002, oversees the rates and regulatory activities of NYSEG, RG&E and CMP. Previously served as Vice President - Rates at Duquesne Light Company and Vice President - Rates & Regulatory affairs at AquaSource, Inc., an affiliate of Duquesne Holdings Company. Served as a staff economist with the New York State Consumer Protection Board and as a staff economist with the New York State Department of Public Service. 

Graduate of SUNY Plattsburgh; MBA, SUNY Albany. 


Jeffrey A. Rosenbloom
Director - New York Legal Services and Assistant Secretary
Joined RG&E in 2004 as Senior Attorney and in 2010 was promoted to Managing Attorney with responsibility for managing all aspects of legal services for NYSEG and RG&E, and occasionally for matters impacting CMP. Prior to joining the company, he was an associate at the law firm of Nixon Peabody, LLP. Prior to attending law school he was an economic consultant to the utility industry.

Graduate of SUNY Cortland; an MA in economics from the University of Albany and a doctor of jurisprudence degree from the University of Buffalo School of Law.


Joseph J. Syta
Vice President - Controller & Treasurer

Has served as Vice President - Controller & Treasurer for NYSEG and RG&E since 2004; joined RG&E in 1985 as Manager - Financial Systems. Prior to joining RG&E, Syta spent six years as a utility industry consultant at Arthur Andersen. 

In addition to testifying and participating in numerous rate proceedings before the New York State Public Service Commission, Syta played an important role in executing the sales of the Nine Mile 2 and Ginna nuclear plants to the Constellation Energy Group.

Member of the Advisory Board of the Monroe Fund LLC. 
Graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; MBA from the University of Rochester.