Charles E Bayless

A portrait of Charles Bayless

Inducted:

05/08/1993

Degrees:

B.S. Electrical Engineering, West Virginia Institute of Technology, 1968
M.S. Electrical Engineering, West Virginia University, 1972
Juris Doctorate (Law) Degree, West Virginia University, 1972
M.B.A., University of Michigan, 1977

Charles E. Bayless received his Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering from West Virginia University in 1972. He received his Juris Doctorate (Law) Degree in 1972. He had graduated with his bachelors in electrical engineering from West Virginia Institute of Technology in 1968. In 1977 he received his Masters in Business Administration from the University of Michigan.

Mr. Bayless is Board of Directors Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Tucson Electric Power Company. He was appointed in his current position in 1992. Previously he had served the company as President and Chief Executive Officer from 1990 to 1992 and as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 1989 to 1990.

His earlier career included service to the Public Service Company of New Hampshire as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer during the years 1981 to 1989. From 1972 to 1981 Mr. Bayless in several key positions in the Consumers Power Company, Jackson, Michigan.

Mr. Bayless is very active in numerous civic and professional organizations, a selected few of which include: the Tucson Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, the Pacific Coast Electrical Association, the Edison Electric Institute and the University of Arizona National Board of Advisors.

Mr. Bayless is the past President and Provost of the West Virginia University Institute of Technology and the past Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of both Tucson Electric Power Company and Illinois Power Company. His earlier career included service to the Public Service Company of New Hampshire as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer during the years 1981 to 1989. From 1972 to 1981 Mr. Bayless in several key positions at Consumers Power Company, Jackson, Michigan.

Mr. Bayless is very active in numerous civic and professional organizations. He is a past member of the National Board of Directors of the Boy Scouts of America and a member of their National Advisory Board. He currently serves on the Board of Pike Electric, NAEA and several other companies. He is a former Board member of EEI, EPRI, the Ontario Power Authority, Dynegy and several other companies.