Ms. Collawn is Chair and CEO of PNM Resources. She served as President from 2010 to 2022, and became Chair in 2012. Ms. Collawn is also Chair of PNM and TNMP. Ms. Collawn previously served as COO and as Utilities President of PNM Resources. Ms. Collawn also served as President and CEO of Public Service Company of Colorado, an Xcel Energy, Inc. subsidiary.
Ms. Collawn is also a director of Cheniere Energy, Inc., a NYSE-listed energy and liquified natural gas company, serving on its audit and compensation committees. Ms. Collawn previously served as a director of CTS Corporation, a NYSE-listed global designer and manufacturer of sensors, actuators and electronic components, and Evgo, Inc., a NASDAQ- listed company, the nation’s largest public fast charging networks for electric vehicles. She also serves as Chair of Nuclear Electric Insurance Limited, and is on the board of Edison Electric Institute (EEI) (past Chair). She previously served as Chair of Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI). Ms. Collawn was awarded the EEI Distinguished Leadership Award by her peers for her significant contributions and ongoing commitments to the electric power industry, including leading on major policy issues such as tax reform, wildfire mitigation, and climate change. Under her leadership, PNM became the first U.S. investor-owned utility to set the earliest goal of 100% carbon-free generation by 2040.
Ms. Collawn currently serves as chairman of New Mexico Partnership, the official statewide economic development organization for locating businesses in New Mexico. She is former chairman of the Greater Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce, the Kirtland Partnership Committee, and of United Way of Central New Mexico. Ms. Collawn received a B.A. from Drake University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.