As El Paso Electric’s Vice President of Strategy and Sustainability, David C. Hawkins oversees business development, renewable and emerging technologies, information technology and information security, operations technology, resource planning and management, interconnection and transmission, sustainability and El Paso Electric's stake in Palo Verde Generating Station.
Mr. Hawkins, who has been with El Paso Electric since 2002, has held various positions at EPE including Vice President of Generation, System Planning and Dispatch, Vice President of Power Marketing & Fuels and Resource Planning, Director of Generation Operations, Director of Energy Trading, and Manager of Long Term Trading and Fuels. Before joining El Paso Electric, Mr. Hawkins served as a Wholesale Power Marketing Analyst at Public Service Company of New Mexico. Mr. Hawkins holds a Master of Science degree and a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from New Mexico State University.
He served on the Board of Directors for the Center Against Sexual & Family Violence from 2010 to 2016, where, within that period, served terms as Board Secretary and Board Chair.