1st Vice Chair of the APGA Board of Directors

John OlshefskiJohn Olshefski, Senior Vice President of Customer Care, Huntsville Utilities, AL

As a retired Army Colonel with over 30 years of practical operational, logistics, and customer-related experience, Mr. Olshefski has the skills needed to lead the Customer Care area of Huntsville Utilities. His last assignment in the U.S. Army was as Garrison Commander at Redstone Arsenal where he was responsible for over 2,000 employees providing support for all activities on the Arsenal. His background in logistics, planning, managing, and directing various organizations in the Army match well with the customer-focused goals of Huntsville Utilities. He also is very familiar with the community due to his involvement with the 2005 Base Realignment and Closing (BRAC) effort and his role as an ambassador for our region. Olshefski has a Bachelor of Arts degree from The Citadel, a Master’s degree from Central Michigan, and a Master’s degree from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces.

Huntsville Utilities is a publicly owned, not for profit utility serving 173,000 electric, 85,000 water and 46,000 natural gas customers in Madison County, Alabama.