Dale Zahn


  • Over 44 years of experience, including being a NERC auditor, Systems Operator, Shift Superintendent of two 640 MW generators with over 20 years in fossil-fueled plant operations, two years in real-time power marketing, project manager in system operations and compliance
  • Former NERC-Certified System Operator (RC accreditation)
  • Former long-standing member of the NERC Critical Infrastructure Protection Committee (CIPC), now Reliability and Security Technical Committee (RSTC)
  • Member of the original Cyber Security Standards Education Team
  • Involved in many successful pre-audits, mock audits, & assessments throughout North America
  • Involved in multiple MISO Working Committees


  • NERC CIP Gap Analysis Team Member
  • NERC O&P Gap Analysis Team Member
  • Document and Process Development
  • Management of Business Development & Marketing
  • Participation in NERC and Regional Meetings & Forums
  • Monitoring FERC, NERC & Regional Activities