SPOTLIGHT // PHOTO CONTEST 2017 PHOTO CONTEST FINALISTS Thank you to everyone who participated in WEI’s ﬁrst annual photo contest. The amount of submissions exceeded our expec tations with over 20 0 entr ies from more than 70 WEI members. A diverse panel of members and staff selected the top photos. Congratulations to the ﬁrst place winner, Tom Gennara of Consumers Energy, for his photo “Winter in Howell” featured on the cover of this issue. We also congratulate our additional ﬁnalists. FIRST PLACE Tom Gennara, Consumers Energy Winter in Howell , an intrepid employee bracing for the bite of a Michigan winter storm, February 2016. 40 Western Energy / Winter 2017/2018 / westernenergy.org/we SECOND PLACE Michael McNamara, Salt River Project Star trails in the night sky are seen above Roosevelt Dam in Arizona, March 2017. THIRD PLACE J u s t i n B o o n e , A l d e n Sys te m s , I n c . B o n n evill e Powe r Ad minis tratio n tra n smis sio n lin e s , with C o b u rg Hills in the distance, Junction City, Oregon, 2016.