Distinguished Alumni Award (2003)
In recognition for his leadership in the electric power industry, and his community involvement.
Altenbaumer, who recently retired, was president and CEO of Illinois Power in Decatur, IL, and executive vice president of regulated energy delivery for Dynegy Inc. He was recognized for his leadership in the electric power industry, his community involvement, and service to the University of Illinois. Altenbaumer was a member of the ECE Alumni Board from 1988 to 2001, serving as president from 1995 to 1998. He received the Orange and Blue Appreciation Award in 2002 for his loyal and dedicated service to the ECE Alumni Association.