Timothy Burke,
Honorary Committee Member

Timothy J. Burke joined OPPD in April 1997 as vice president.

He has served as vice president of Customer Service & Public Affairs, overseeing Customer Service Operations, Customer Sales & Service, Customer Strategy, Economic Development, Safety & Technical Training, Corporate Marketing & Communications, Operations Analysis, Governmental Affairs, and Environmental & Regulatory Affairs. In May 2015, he became president and CEO.

Burke holds a master’s degree in public administration from Drake University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Buena Vista University. He is married to Terri Burke. They have three sons who are married, as well as five grandchildren.

His local and industry board affiliations include:

  • American Public Power Association
  • Large Public Power Council
  • Nebraska Power Association
  • Business Ethics Alliance Trustee
  • Board Chair – Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce
  • United Way of the Midlands
  • StratCom Consultation Committee
  • Offutt Air Force Base Advisory Council
  • Air Force Global Strike Command Civic Leader


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