Gary R. Roulet
Gary Roulet, a longtime WFEC employee, currently serves as chief executive officer. He was promoted to this position in July 2003.
Roulet, who has almost 37 years of executive, managerial, supervisory and technical experience with WFEC, began his career with the generation and transmission cooperative in 1974.
Roulet currently serves on the Southwest Power Pool Members Committee, which supports the Board of Directors, the ACES Power Marketing Board of Managers, the Southwestern Power Resources Board, the Board of the Oklahoma Association of Electric Cooperatives and the Board of the Fort Cobb Reservoir Master Conservancy District. In the past, he has served on numerous boards and committees, both industry-related and within the Anadarko community.
Roulet has a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting, with a minor in Computer Science, from Southwestern Oklahoma State University. Roulet and his wife, Gail, reside in a rural area east of Anadarko. They have two daughters, Audra Roulet of Maryland, and Dezra Edwards of Argyle, Texas; and, one grandson, Nate Edwards.
Ron Cunningham, vice president, Power Delivery, began his employment with WFEC in 1974. He worked in various positions within the Accounting and Finance department, including the position of department manager.
In 1995, Cunningham was promoted to senior management, where he served in several positions, including chief financial officer, general manager of Corporate Services, treasurer and financial risk officer and general manager of Transmission and Distribution Services, prior to his current role.
A graduate of Gracemont High School, Cunningham earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Southwestern Oklahoma State University and a Master of Arts degree from the University of Oklahoma and is a Leadership Oklahoma, Class XIV graduate.
Cunningham is also a past president of the Generation & Transmission (G&T) Accounting and Finance Association.
He and his wife, Karen, live in Norman. They have two adult daughters and two grandchildren.
Jane Lafferty, vice president & chief financial officer, has 28 years of experience with WFEC, beginning her career in 1984.
Lafferty has also had positions as a budget analyst and manager of Financial Services. She is a member of the G&T Accounting & Finance Association and previously served as president and as a member of the Accounting Committee of this group. Lafferty is also a member of the Association for Financial Professionals.
She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Oklahoma State University. She, and her husband, Bill, reside in Anadarko. They have a son, Austin, attending college, and an adult daughter, Ashton, in Texas.
Brian Hobbs, vice president of legal and corporate services, has 32 years of service with WFEC beginning his career with the cooperative in 1978. Hobbs’ responsibilities include providing senior management leadership of the human resource, environmental compliance, risk management, safety, security, information technology and marketing functions at WFEC.
Hobbs also focuses on contracting, renewable energy resources, project development, transactional issues and managing the cooperative’s legal issues and outside legal resources.
Hobbs received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Oklahoma and his Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, from the Oklahoma City University School of Law. He has also been involved in and held leadership positions in various civic and professional organizations.
Hobbs, and his wife, Laura, reside near Anadarko. They have four daughters and two grandsons.
Gary Gilleland, vice president, Generation, has been with WFEC for three years, but has over 30 years of experience in the generation industry.
He has served as a board member for numerous organizations, including the Fort Cobb Water Conservancy Board, the Texas Tech Advisory Board and the Chamber of Commerce. He also serves as a board member for the First United Methodist Church in Lawton. He received a Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree from Texas Tech.
He and his wife, Amy, reside in Elgin. They have three daughters, Julie, Jo Beth and Jaclyn, and three granddaughters, Tatum, Landry and Finley Mae.
Dan Fleming, senior manager, Resource Planning, has been employed with WFEC since April 1985. He previously served as coal and rail superintendent and manager of coal supply at the coal-fired Hugo Plant during his 25 years with WFEC, prior to being promoted to his current position.
Before joining WFEC, Fleming was employed by Bechtel Energy at the South Texas Nuclear Project.
Fleming holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Bellevue College (Bellevue, Neb.) and a Master of Science degree from East Texas State University (Commerce, Texas). He has served as a past president and a director of the National Coal Transportation Association. Fleming currently serves as a director for the WFEC Railroad.
He and his wife, Debra, have two daughters , Tiffany and Mindy, and a son, Benjamin, and granddaughter, Anna Grace, and a grandson, Baron, all of Paris, Texas.
A longtime employee of WFEC, Roy Klusmeyer was recently promoted to senior manager of Regional Market Planning. Klusmeyer has nearly 32 years of managerial, supervisory and technical experience with WFEC, most recently serving as manager of Power Services. He began his career with WFEC in 1980.
Klusmeyer holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management from the University of Science & Arts of Oklahoma.
Klusmeyer and his wife, Ann, reside in a rural area west of Anadarko. They have one daughter and son-in-law, Jennifer and Dustin Moore of Oklahoma City, and one son and daughter-in-law, Kraig and Megan Klusmeyer, also of Oklahoma City; three grandsons and one granddaughter, Griffin Moore, Gage Moore, Madelyn Klusmeyer and Kasen Klusmeyer.