Oglethorpe Power board member dies

Oglethorpe Power Corp. said in a Form 8-K filed Sept. 7 that the company’s board member H.B. Wiley Jr. passed away on Aug. 31.

Wiley served on a member of the company’s board of directors from 1994 through 1997 and again from 2003 until his passing, according to the filing.

“His former position as director for member group 2 is now vacant. We expect that our board will appoint a director in October or November 2012 who will serve until our members elect a new director for member group 2 at the annual meeting of our members in March 2013,” the company said in the filing.