Trainer's Biographies
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Stephen Mark Socoby

Stephen is the Director of Training for the Northeast Public Power Association.


He has 36 years of hands on experience in all facets of operations of public power utilities including: position of Line Superintendent; supervision of crews, maintenance, new construction, reliability and associated plant & sub-station responsibilities. He is a recognized expert in safety and OSHA compliance.


In his role as Director of Training, he is responsible for development and quality of safety & technical programs. He also oversees the lineworkers’ school and teaches utility management and supervision, electronic controls and powerline operation programs.


Recognized as an industry leader and expert, Steve has received the Distinguished Service Award from the Northeast Public Power Association and been recognized by the Maine State Legislature for his previous 30 Years of Distinguished Service. Steve attended the University of Maine at Orono.