Board of Trustees

NWPPA's Board of Trustees consists of individuals from member utilities across the Western U.S. and Canada. Current officers and board members include:

2014/2015 Officers:

Ken Weiss, President

Ken Weiss, on the board of directors at Clearwater Power, was announced as NWPPA President on May 20, 2014, at the Association’s Annual Conference and Membership Meeting. Weiss has an associate degree in heavy equipment repair from Spokane Community College and has been involved in the utility industry for some 13 years. He has served on the NWPPA Board since 2006. 

He can be reached through the Clearwater Power website.

Kevin Owens, 1st Vice-President

Kevin Owens, General Manager at Columbia River People's Utility District, was announced as NWPPA 1st Vice-President on May 20, 2014, at the Association’s Annual Conference and Membership Meeting. He has served on the NWPPA Board since 2007.

He can be reached through the Columbia River PUD website.

Dick Morris, 2nd Vice-President

Dick Morris, Board Member at Trinity PUD in Weaverville, Calif., was announced as NWPPA 2nd Vice-President on May 20, 2014, at the Association’s Annual Conference and Membership Meeting. He has served on the NWPPA Board since 2009.

He can be reached through the Trinity PUD website.

Alex Love, Secretary/Treasurer

Alex Love, General Manager at Nelson Hydro in Nelson, BC, was announced as NWPPA secretary/treasurer on May 20, 2014, at the Association’s Annual Conference and Membership Meeting. He has served on the NWPPA Board since 2012.

He can be reached through the Nelson Hydro website.

Bill Nordmark, Immediate Past President

Bill Nordmark, chairman of the Board at Golden Valley Electric, has served on the NWPPA Board of Trustees since 2004. Nordmark currently serves as Immediate Past President of the NWPPA Board.

He can be contacted through the Golden Valley Electric website.


Board Members:

Dave Anderson
Electrical Consultants, Inc.
(Associate Member Representative)

Jeff Baker
Platt Electric
(Associate Member Representative)

Michelle Bertolino
Roseville Electric
(Board of Trustee Member)

Chris Brewton
City of Sitka
(Board of Trustees Member)

Heber Carpenter
Raft River Rural Electric Cooperative
(Board of Trustees Member)

Ted Coates
Tacoma Public Utilities
(Board of Trustees Member)

Stewart Cox
SPX Transformers
(Associate Member Representative)

Larry Dunbar
City of  Ellensburg
(Board of Trustee Member)

F. Scott Egbert
Wells Rural Electric Company
(Board of Trustees Member)

Jackie Flowers
Idaho Falls Power
(Board of Trustees Member)

Doug Hardy
Central Montana Electric Power Cooperative
(Board of Trustees Member)

Dick Helgeson
Eugene Water & Electric Board
(Board of Trustees Member)

Harry Hewitt
Tillamook PUD
(Board of Trustees Member)

Ron Holmes
Wasco Electric Cooperative
(Board of Trustees Member)

Brad Janorschke
Homer Electric Association
(Board of Trustees Member)

Terry Kelly
Salem Electric
(Board of Trustees Member)

Dave Kelsey
Yellowstone Valley Electric Cooperative
(Board of Trustees Member)

Clay Koplin
Cordova Electric Cooperative
(Board of Trustees Member)

Terry LaLiberte
Kootenai Electric Cooperative
(Board of Trustees Member)

Lois Lester
Matanuska Electric Association
(Board of Trustees Member)

Phil Lusk
City of Port Angeles
(Board of Trustees Member)

Roger Meader
Coos-Curry Electric Cooperative, Inc.
(Board of Trustees Member)

Bruce Measure
Flathead Electric Cooperative
(Board of Trustees Member)

Stuart Nelson
Franklin PUD
(Board of Trustees Member)

Scott Odegard
Sun River Electric
(Board of Trustees Member)

Toni Olson
Snohomish PUD
(Board of Trustees Member)

Arlen Orchard
Sacramento Municipal Utility District
(Board of Trustee Member)

Angie Sanchez Virnoche
FCS Group
(Associate Member Representative)

Rob Sirvaitis
The Energy Authority
(Associate Member Representative)

Jafar Taghavi
Peninsula Light Company
(Board of Trustees Member)

Steven Taylor
Mason PUD No. 1
(Board of Trustees Member)

Chuck Thurman
Monmouth Power & Light
(Board of Trustees Member)

Buddy Treadway
Benton Rural Electric Association
(Board of Trustees Member)

Dale Walker
Grant County PUD
(Board of Trustees Member)

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