WASHINGTON, Oct. 11, 2017 - The Renewable Fuels Association re-elected Mick Henderson as the chairman of its board of directors. Henderson, general manager at Commonwealth Agri-Energy LLC, has been on the RFA board since 2006. Other officers elected for the 2018 board include Neil Koehler, with Pacific Ethanol, as vice chairman; and Charles Wilson, Trenton Agri-Products in Trenton, Nebraska, as treasurer. Bob Dinneen was re-elected as RFA’s president. The election took place last week at RFA’s annual meeting in Des Moines.

Doug Benevento has been appointed administrator of EPA’s Region 8, which includes Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, South Dakota, North Dakota and Montana. A former executive director of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Benevento has been working since 2010 on energy and environmental issues in the private sector at Xcel Energy.

Cory Horton is now Entergy Corp.’s director of federal government affairs. Horton most recently worked as an aide to Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., and as a professional staff member on the House Homeland Security Committee. Entergy provides power to about 2.9 million people in the Southern U.S.

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