Western Interconnection Compliance Forum


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Internal Controls


The Internal Controls Focus Group will direct its resources to identifying and sharing best practices for the design, implementation, and evaluation of internal controls that mitigate risks related to the reliability, security, and compliance of the Bulk Electric System (BES).

Activities, Duties, and Responsibilities

The objectives below have been identified to address the effective utilization of internal controls to ensure the reliability and security of the BES.


Participation in the Internal Controls Focus Group is open to all active WICF members. Non-WICF members may be allowed to participate as a guest with the consent of the Focus Group Chair and WICF Steering Committee Sponsor. The Focus Group Chair will announce the non-WICF member as a guest during calls and meetings


Chair: Eric Olson (eric.olson@smud.org)
Vice Chair: Lauren Price (lprice@arevonenergy.com)
WICF Steering Committee Sponsor: Stephanie Little (stephanie.little@aps.com)

The Focus Group will select the Chair and Vice Chair using simple majority voting. The nominee
that receives the most votes is selected. A Sponsor will be appointed by the WICF Steering Committee.
The focus group reports directly to the WICF Steering committee.

Version History

Revisions to the charter will be developed by the Focus Group and approved by the WICF Steering Committee.

Version 1.0     Date: May 2014 - Founding Charter for Internal Compliance Program FG
Version 1.1     Date: August 22, 2014 - Format and link revisions
Version 1.2     Date: October 15, 2014 - Update Chair
Version 1.3     Date: September 4, 2015 - Update Chair & adjust FG Name
Version 1.4     Date: January 18, 2016 - Update Chair
Version 1.5     Date: August 3, 2016 - Update Chair
Version 2.0     Date: July 5, 2019 - Revise to align with template
Version 2.1     Date: February 14, 2020 - Update Sponsor
Version 2.2	Date: September 12, 2023 - Update Sponsor and Vice Chair