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Meet the dedicated staff serving the Utility Safety & Ops Leadership Network. Our team is here to assist and build the Utility Safety & Ops Leadership Network.

Curtis Marquardt

Curtis Marquardt

Executive Director

Shawn Talbot, IOM, CAE

CUSP Program Director

Shawn manages all aspects of the CUSP certification program.  She is an association management professional with 22 years of association industry experience.  She has extensive experience leading other certifications and working with boards of directors and volunteers, as well as community outreach, chapter relations, financial management, team building and marketing experience.

Leigh Shelnutt

Customer Service and Support

Leigh provides exemplary customer service and support to all CUSPs and USOLN members. She also provides support to media sales, marketing, education, and association management. She assists with all aspects of the CUSP recertification process including updates to CUSP transcripts, answering questions about professional development activities, and guiding CUSPs in their recertification journey. Leigh has extensive customer service experience and loves helping our CUSP credential holders to succeed and continue their professional development.