Vice-President, Asset Management, Planning and Sustainability
Tim Eckel was appointed Vice-President, Asset Management, Planning and Sustainability in 2017, after serving as Vice-President, Transmission Services since 2015. He has more than 30 years of experience in numerous roles within SaskPower, most recently as senior director, Transmission Services.
Mr. Eckel’s career at SaskPower began with Customer Services in North Battleford. Over the years he was involved with transmission maintenance, distribution and transmission planning, served as District Engineering Manager and led the formation of the Asset Management group.
Mr. Eckel holds a Diploma in Electrical Engineering Technology from Saskatchewan Polytechnic, a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Saskatchewan, and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Regina. He is a professional engineer and member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS).
He represents SaskPower on the Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) Transmission Council. Mr. Eckel is also an active member of his community. He currently volunteers with the Knights of Columbus and has volunteered with a number of charitable and community organizations in Saskatchewan. In February, 2017, Mr. Eckel was nominated to the North American Electric Reliability Corporation’s (NERC) Reliability Issues Steering Committee.