Aaron Sink
Aaron Sink
Aaron Sink
John Amos Plant manager joins Rotary

by George D. Six

June 13, 2017

Please welcome our newest member Aaron Sink, John Amos Plant manager. He joined our club on June 13, 2017. He was a previous member of the Rotary Club of Louisa, KY.

Aaron Sink has been named plant manager for John Amos Plant. He will oversee all aspects of plant operation and maintenance, including safety, environmental and financial performance, as well as continuous improvement efforts. He also will lead the plant's community involvement. Sink's appointment is effective April 8, according to Debra Osborne, Appalachian Power vice president of generating assets.

Sink currently is plant manager of Big Sandy, Ceredo and the decommissioned Kanawha River plants. He joined AEP at Clinch River Plant in 1991 as a performance engineer. He then held several positions of increasing responsibility with Generation's Southern Regional Service Organization. Sink was named energy production superintendent at Philip Sporn Plant in 2005.

Sink graduated from the Virginia Military Institute in 1991 with a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering. He is a registered Professional Engineer in the state of West Virginia. Sink succeeds Dave Wickline, who is retiring.

Appalachian Power has 1 million customers in Virginia, West Virginia and Tennessee (as AEP Appalachian Power). It is a unit of American Electric Power, one of the largest electric utilities in the United States, delivering electricity and custom energy solutions to nearly 5.4 million customers in 11 states.

AEP owns the nation's largest electricity transmission system, a more than 40,000-mile network that includes more 765-kilovolt extra-high voltage transmission lines than all other U.S. transmission systems combined. AEP also operates 224,000 miles of distribution lines.

AEP ranks among the nation's largest generators of electricity, owning approximately 26,000 megawatts of generating capacity in the U.S. AEP supplies 3,200 megawatts of renewable energy to customers.

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