Board of Directors

Board members are elected by their respective membership groups and serve for a term of two years.  They meet monthly and participate in the annual membership meeting in November.

Consumer-Owned Utilities

Tom DeBoer, Vice Chair
AGM Generation, Power, Rates & Transmission
Snohomish PUD
Frank Lawson, Alternate
General Manager
Eugene Water & Electric Board
Mark Johnson
General Manager
Flathead Electric Co Op
Bear Prairie, Alternate
General Manager
Idaho Falls Power
Chris Robinson
Tacoma Power
Debra Smith, Alternate
CEO & General Manager
Seattle City Light
Dave Ward
General Manager
Grays Harbor PUD
Roger Gray, Alternate
PNGC Power
Chad Bartram
General Manager
Benton PUD
Kevin Nordt, Alternate
General Manager
Grant PUD
Scott Coe
General Manager
Emerald PUD
Todd Simmons, Alternate
General Manager
Tillamook PUD

Invester-Owned Utilities

Scott Bolton, Chairman
Senior VP External Affairs & Customer Solutions
Kelcey Brown, Alternate
Manager, Market Policy and Analytics
Jason Thackston, Treasurer
Senior VP Energy Resources
Avista Utilities
Scott Kinney, Alternate
Director, Power Supply
Sarah Edmonds
Director, Transmission & Reliability Operations
Portland General Electric
Franco Albi, Alternate
Mgr, Strategy Integration & Planning
Portland General Electric
John Hines
VP Supply
NorthWestern Energy
John Bushnell, Alternate
Mgr, Energy Supply, Planning & Reg
NorthWestern Energy
Tess Park
VP Power Supply
Idaho Power
Adam Richins, Alternate
VP Customer Ops and Business Development
Idaho Power
Paul Wetherbee
Director, Energy Supply
Puget Sound Energy
Shauna Tran, Alternate
Director, Load Serving Operations
Puget Sound Energy

Industry Partner

Mark Holman
Managing Director
Tim Nies, Alternate
General Manager of Energy Services & Development
Energy Northwest
Greg Cullen
Director of Generation & Technology Development
Energy Northwest
Mike Goodenough, Alternate
Director, Power