Claston Sunanon

Board Member

BIO

Claston Sunanon is an accomplished and goal-oriented Senior Professional with over 40 years of experience in the electric utility industry. Mr. Sunanon currently serves on the Board of the EFBC Conference Inc. (EFBC). The EFBC is a non-profit organization with a mission to educate professionals across all energy sectors that are committed to the transitioning and balancing of fossil fuels and renewable energy to maintain a sustainable power grid. Mr. Sunanon along with the EFBC Board members and Committee members are responsible for overseeing the overall operations of the organization, its financial stability by pursuing sponsorships, and seeking high level speakers for the continued success of the EFBC conference.

Mr. Sunanon held the position of Director of Fuels, Power Marketing, Contracts, & Settlement at the Orlando Utilities Commission (OUC-The Reliable One), the 14th largest power utility in the United States. In this role, Sunanon progressively held leadership roles in engineering, generation portfolio planning, generation optimization, operations, fuel supply and logistics, power marketing, and renewables. He successfully led the first of its kind Electric Integrated Resource Planning strategy to achieve OUC’s net zero carbon goals by 2050.

In addition, Mr. Sunanon was a member of the Florida Municipal Power Agency and Florida Gas Utility Board of Directors and served on several committees at the Florida Reliability Coordinating Council. His excellent strategic leadership, communications, negotiations, motivational and interpersonal skills have allowed him to build positive relationships and strategic alliances at all levels of the industry.

Mr. Sunanon graduated from Wright State University with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering and the University of Miami with a Master of Science in Management.