Arizona Association for Economic Development October Luncheon to Discuss “The Power of Infrastructure: Energizing Economic Development”

Representatives from the state’s largest utilities will serve on a panel at the Arizona Association for Economic Development’s (AAED) October luncheon. It will be held on Oct. 14 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at 2901 N. Seventh St. in Phoenix.

The panel includes Tony Tewelis, director of distribution operations and maintenance, APS; Lawrence T. Lucero, economic development and government relations senior director, Tucson Electric Power and UniSource, and tom cooper, resource planning director, SRP.   

The cost of the luncheon is $40 for AAED members and guests and $50 for non-members and $55for late registrants.  To register, visit

The registration deadline is Thursday, Oct. 9.  Vegetarian meals must be requested in advance.  For more information, call AAED at (602) 240-AAED (2233), or visit

AAED, founded in 1974, has a mission to serve as Arizona’s unified voice advocating for responsible economic development through an effective program of professional education, public policy, and collaboration.    

For more information on AAED, visit or call (602) 240-2233.