Elkhorn Rural Public Power District Announces New General Manager

Submitted by Wayne Price on Tue, 06/13/2023 - 14:23

After an extensive executive search, the Elkhorn Public Power District Board of Directors are pleased to announce Mark Johnson as General Manager for the district. 

Mark was, most recently, the Member Services Manager at St Croix Electric Cooperative in Hammond, Wisconsin. Prior to his employment at St Croix Electric Cooperative, he worked in the Member Services Department at Minnesota Valley Cooperative Light and Power Association in Montevideo, Minnesota. He received a bachelor’s degree in finance from Minnesota State University, Mankato.

He is passionate about serving the rural communities and is committed to following ERPPD’s mission statement of providing safe, reliable, cost-effective electricity for all customers.

Mark grew up in small rural communities in Minnesota and Iowa. He is married.  He and his wife, Miranda, are excited to be moving to the Battle Creek area and look forward to making this their home.

Mark Johnson will be the seventh General Manager for the district and will be taking up his duties at the end of June.  He follows Tom Rudloff, who retired in May after 14 years as General Manager.

ERPPD has been serving customers in rural Antelope, Boone, Holt, Madison, Pierce, Platte, Stanton and Wheeler counties for over 80 years. 

Mark Johnson