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AEP Ohio Chillicothe Employee Gives Back to Her Hometown Community

Growing up, Krystle Thompson remembers coming home from school, dropping off her backpack and running all over town with her friends. She loved skipping rocks at the pond, playing outside and all the joy that came with living in a town where you know your neighbors across the street, as well as across town. It’s …

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AEP Ohio Columbus Employee Makes It Her Mission To Give Back In 2022

To celebrate National Volunteer Month, we spoke with AEP Ohio team members to hear how they give back to the community. Read more below: Whether it’s sorting and packing food, verifying expiration dates or even seeking out bruised fruit, Laura McCabe has done it all at the Mid-Ohio Food Collective—so much so that this AEP …

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Meet the Forester: Steve Wengerd Explains Storm Restoration Role

Day to day, AEP Ohio forester Steve Wengerd oversees the vegetation management program for the Canton service area, the town he was born and raised in. He manages tree crews as they trim vegetation away from our power lines and equipment to help prevent future outages. Plus, he and his team are responsible for a …

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Powering Our Communities: Celebrating Lineworkers

April 18 is National Lineworker Appreciation Day, a day set aside to give thanks to those working hard to keep our power on around the clock. These workers are committed to doing a challenging but necessary job that takes skill and dedication, and often requires long hours away from loved ones. Please help us celebrate …

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Lineworkers Double as Local First Responder Volunteers

To celebrate National Volunteer Month, we spoke with AEP Ohio team members to hear how they give back to the community. Read more below: AEP Ohio’s service territory includes many small towns and it’s not uncommon for some of our employees to volunteer with the local fire department or Emergency Medical Services (EMS).  It’s less …

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5 Critical (and Sometimes Overlooked) Jobs of the Meter Group

The business of keeping the lights on involves the work of many different departments at AEP Ohio – and that certainly includes the 150 meter specialists, meter electricians and supervisors who make up Meter Revenue Operations. You might not be aware of these five critical areas in which meter personnel are involved. Customer questions: When …

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