Timothy J. Rogelstad

President

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Tim Rogelstad was named President of Otter Tail Power Company in April 2014. He also serves on the executive team of Otter Tail Corporation, Otter Tail Power Company’s parent organization, as Senior Vice President, Electric Platform.

Rogelstad joined Otter Tail Power Company in 1989 as an Engineer in the System Engineering Department. He advanced in 1992 to Transmission Planning Engineer in the System Planning Department, in 1998 to Supervisor, Transmission Planning, and in 2000 to Manager, Transmission Planning, which later became Delivery Planning. In December 2012 he was named Vice President, Asset Management, and was the executive in charge of delivery planning, delivery maintenance, delivery engineering, system operations, and project management.

A native of Pelican Rapids, Minnesota, Rogelstad earned his bachelor of science degree in electrical and electronics engineering in 1989 from North Dakota State University. He also is a graduate of the University of Idaho’s Utility Executive Course. He's a Registered Professional Engineer in North Dakota and South Dakota.

Professionally, Rogelstad has participated in numerous industry boards and working groups. His community involvement includes Rotary, Young Life, and Sunday school, and he actively supports youth and high school basketball.