Board of Directors

Anderson

Michael J. Anderson

Chairman of the board of directors of The Andersons, Inc.
Director of FirstEnergy since 2007.

Committees: Audit (Chair), Finance 

Demetriou

Steven J. Demetriou

Chairman, chief executive officer and a director of Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.
Director of FirstEnergy since 2017.

Committees: Finance (Chair); Compensation

 Johnson

Julia L. Johnson

President of NetCommunications, LLC.
Director of FirstEnergy since 2011.

Committees: Corporate Governance and Corporate Responsibility (Chair); Compensation

Lynn

Jesse A. Lynn

General counsel of Icahn Enterprises L.
Director of FirstEnergy since 2021.

Committees: Corporate Governance and Corporate Responsibility

Misheff

Donald T. Misheff

Retired as managing partner of the Northeast Ohio offices of Ernst & Young LLP.
Non-executive chairman of the FirstEnergy Board since May 2018. Director of FirstEnergy since 2012. 

Committees: Audit

Mitchell

Thomas N. Mitchell

Chairman of the World Association of Nuclear Operators.
Director of FirstEnergy since 2016.

Committees: Operations and Safety Oversight (Chair); Finance 

O'Neil

James F. O’Neil III

Principal owner of Forefront Solutions, LLC.
Director of FirstEnergy since 2017.

Committees: Compensation (Chair); Operations and Safety Oversight

Pappas

Christopher D. Pappas

Retired as president and chief executive officer of Trinseo S.A.
Director of FirstEnergy since 2011. 

Committees: Corporate Governance and Corporate Responsibility; Finance

Reyes

Luis A. Reyes

Retired as a regional administrator of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Director of FirstEnergy since 2013.

Committees: Corporate Governance and Corporate Responsibility; Operations and Safety Oversight

Somerhalder

John W. Somerhalder II

Vice chairperson and executive director of FirstEnergy Corp.
Director of FirstEnergy since 2021

Strah

Steven E. Strah

President and chief executive officer of FirstEnergy Corp.
Director of FirstEnergy since 2021

 

Teno

Andrew Teno    

Portfolio manager of Icahn Capital LP
Director of FirstEnergy since 2021.

Committees: Audit; Finance

Turner

Leslie M. Turner

Retired as senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary of The Hershey Company.
Director of FirstEnergy since 2018.

Committees: Audit, Compensation

Williams

Melvin D. Williams

Retired as president of Nicor Gas and senior vice president of Southern Company Gas.
Director of FirstEnergy since 2021 

Committees: Corporate Governance and Corporate Responsibility; Operations and Safety Oversight 

The Board annually reviews the independence of each of its members to make the affirmative determination of independence that is called for by our Corporate Governance Policies and required by the listing standards of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).  Click here to see our Corporate Governance Policies.