Bill Conrad, Chairman
Bill Conrad is Mayor of the city of Newberry, Fla., and owner and president of Conrad Construction Company. He serves as the elected Chairman of the Florida Municipal Power Agency.
Conrad was elected as FMPA's Chairman in July 2013. Previously, he served one term as Treasurer. He has served on FMPA's Board of Directors and FMPA's Executive Committee since 2009. Conrad also has served as Vice Chair of FMPA's Policy Makers Liaisons Committee, of which he is a founding member.
Conrad has served as Newberry's Mayor since 2011. Previously, he served as City Commissioner since 2006. He is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, from which he retired in 2000 as a lieutenant colonel.
Conrad is a member of the American Public Power Association's Policy Makers Council and was the 2013 recipient of the Association's Spence Vanderlinden Public Official Award. He is also on the citizens' forum of the Florida Bar.
Conrad holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Florida, a master's degree in business administration from the University of Arkansas and a degree in building construction from Santa Fe College in Florida.