President & CEO, Alaska Village Electric Cooperative
Meera Kohler is the President and CEO of Alaska Village Electric Cooperative, a non-profit utility serving more than 11,400 customers in 58 communities – home to half of Alaska’s village population.
Meera has been a resident of Alaska since 1976 and in the electric utility business since 1979, almost entirely serving rural Alaska. She has been the chief executive officer of three Alaskan utilities and has been at the helm of AVEC since 2000.
Meera has a bachelor’s degree in economics and a Master’s degree in Business Administration, both from the University of Delhi, India.