Director Since: 2001
Term Expires in: 2023
• Compensation and Personnel
• Nominating and Governance
Summary: Ms. McAllister brings significant expertise to the Board in the areas of government relations and public policy law. Since 2014, Ms. McAllister has served as Of Counsel at the law firm of Husch Blackwell in Washington, D.C. and is a senior advisor at Husch Blackwell Strategies, where she provides lobbying and government affairs counseling. Before joining Husch Blackwell, she served as a partner in the law firms of Williams and Mullen from 2012 to 2014, Blank Rome LLP from 2010 to 2012 and LeClair & Ryan LLP from 2007 to 2010. Ms. McAllister has held positions as General Counsel for the United States Agency for International Development, Senior Counsel to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on the Budget, and was appointed as Secretary to the Commonwealth of Virginia State Board of Elections in 2015. She has served on the proxy board of Securitas Critical Infrastructure Services, Inc., one of the largest providers in the United States of specialized security, fire and emergency response services, since 2016. She also serves on the Boards of Directors of Anterix, Inc., a wireless telecommunications company, since 2018, and Chart Industries, Inc., a diversified global manufacturer of highly engineered equipment, packaged solutions and value-add services used throughout the gas to liquid cycle, since 2019. Ms. McAllister has been a Director of IPL and WPL since 2001.
Skills and Qualifications: strategic leadership; legal and regulatory; human resources/ executive compensation; environmental and safety; diversity.