Mr. Smart has over 36 years of increasingly progressive responsibilities and experience in the Electric and Gas utility business. At TriSage he offers broad expertise and proven ability with leadership in the following areas: System and Strategic Planning, Labor Negotiations, Engineering, Operations and Maintenance, Customer Service and Billing, Regulatory and Legal, and Energy Supply. Mr. Smart has prepared testimony and sponsored same as an expert witness on various Utility matters before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), and the Nevada Public Service Commission (NPSC).


B.S., Electrical Engineering,
University of Nevada, Reno


Electrical Engineer
Nevada # 007797 EE/P
California # E 11439


Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineer

National Society of Professional Engineers

Hot August Nights -
President of the Board of Directors

Hot August Nights Foundation -
President of the Board of Trustees

Past Memberships

Nevada Mining Association, Board Member

United Way of Northern Nevada, Board Member

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, N. Nevada, Board President

Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) - Transmission Substations Group

Western States Coordinating Council - Relay Work Group

Northwest Power Pool Coordinating Group - Transmission/Substation Engineers Group

Mike Smart P.E.

Executive Consultant Electrical Engineer