… oh yes you did! Well, folks, sit down… When Mike Bull got in bed with Pawlenty, I thought that he’d gone to the dark side… but now, oh, my, Wind on the Wires? WOW! OH MY DOG!

May 15, 2008

Wind on the Wires Completes Key Hire of Regional Policy Manager

Wind on the Wires is pleased to announce the addition of a Regional Policy Manager to its staff.

Mike Bull, Deputy Director of the Minnesota Office of Energy Security will join the WOW staff on June 11, 2008 as Regional Policy Manager. Mike will focus on advancing wind power and transmission issues across Wind on the Wires 10 state footprint in the Midwest.

Mike has more than 15 years working on energy issues under Governors Tim Pawlenty and Jesse Ventura, and in the Office of Minnesota Attorney General Mike Hatch. Mike has negotiated and passed state legislation dealing with transmission infrastructure development, wind permitting and siting procedures, and community energy development.

Mike was also a lead negotiator for Governor Pawlenty in the effort that Governor Pawlenty co-chaired with Governor Jim Doyle of Wisconsin, to develop the landmark Midwest Governors Association Energy Security & Climate Stewardship platform announced in the fall of 2007. In that role Mike worked intensively with representatives of Governors in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota. In 2007 and 2008, Mike helped advise Governor Pawlenty in the development and implementation of the Governor’s National Governors Association initiative “Securing a Clean Energy Future” and has been working on Governor Pawlenty’s behalf with representatives from Governor Bill Richardson of New Mexico to help establish the Governors Windpower Coalition.

Mike has also held non-partisan senior policy positions at the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission and in both bodies of the Minnesota Legislature. He has graduate degrees in Law and Public Policy from the University of Minnesota.

Please help us welcome Mike Bull to the WOW staff.

You can send him a sympathy card at this address:

Mike Bull

Wind on the Wires

1619 Dayton Ave., Suite 203

St. Paul, MN 55104

As he says, “Think of it… we’ll still be able to have so much fun.”  And yes, there’s all those Information Requests I sent to WOW, and hey, like WOW, maybe I should subpoena him to testify in CapX!!!

2 Responses to “Oh, Mikey, you didn’t…”

  1. Jeff CC Says:

    Ha, just wait until he is Undersecretary of Energy in a couple of years under President Pawlenty.

  2. Carol Says:


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