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COO, Minnesota Power
PDH Credit: 1
Josh Skelton is the Chief Operating Officer for Minnesota Power. He has been with Minnesota Power since 1999, working a number of different positions including facility Engineer, Technical Superintendent, and Business Unit Manager at a number of MP’s generating stations, as well as the general manager and vice president of Generation Operations prior to his current role where he supports all of the operating functions at Minnesota Power as well as the ALLETE Safety team.
He has a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Michigan Technological University, and a Master of Science in Engineering Management from the University of Minnesota. He also is a professional engineer in the State of Minnesota. Josh has formally served on the Board of Directors for the Range Engineering Council and the Minnesota Power Foundation, the Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce and is currently serving on the Grand Itasca Clinic and Hospital Board and the Grand Rapids Community Foundation.He, his wife Maggie, and son Brooks reside in Grand Rapids, MN, and enjoy the outdoors that Northern Minnesota offers.