Executives, T&D Asset Managers and Engineers, Maintenance and Construction Department Managers and Supervisors.
- Introduction to Osmose Utilities Services
- Why inspect wood utility poles?
- Overview of inspection methodologies
- Overview of common remedial treatments
- Pole Restoration vs. Pole Replacement
- Benefits of a program to Caribbean utilities
- Other Best Practices to improve resiliency and extend service life of wood poles
- Q & A
Meet the Facilitators
Chad Newton is the Director of Product Management – Wood Infrastructure at Osmose. He holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering and MBA, both from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He is active in the IEEE PES Overhead Lines Subcommittee, a member of ASC O5 which provides standards and dimensions for wood poles, and a member of AWPA. In his current role, he oversees the design, development, and implementation of Osmose’s industry-leading wood pole inspection and restoration products and services, as well as provides support and guidance on products and services concerning strength and loading of wood poles. firstname.lastname@example.org
David Skinner is the Senior Director – Product Sales. He holds an undergraduate degree in Organizational Psychology from the University of California at Santa Barbara. He has an extensive sales and management background with multiple Fortune 150 companies including IBM, Cardinal Health, and Aramark. He was a small business owner and operator for 10 years. In his current role, David is involved with sales, distribution, development, and management of Osmose products distributed domestically and internationally. David is currently a member of AWPA and CWPA, as well as the Osmose representative for CARILEC. email@example.com