Kurt Miller Named as NWPPA’s Incoming Executive Director

(Oct. 17) Yesterday, the Northwest Public Power Association Board of Trustees selected Kurt Miller to be the association’s next executive director, effective Dec. 1, 2023. Miller is currently the executive director of Northwest RiverPartners, a regional hydropower advocacy group. The previous NWPPA executive

Read More »

Doug Schmier Named NWPPA’s 2023-2024 President

(Sept. 25) At the Northwest Public Power Association Board of Trustees meeting Sept. 15, the trustees approved a restructuring of the officers after the departure of the former 2023-2024 president, Don Smith. The Executive Committee proposed moving current officers forward and the board

Read More »

Scott Corwin Moving from NWPPA to Lead APPA

(June 29) Northwest Public Power Association Executive Director Scott Corwin has been selected to lead the American Public Power Association as its newest president and CEO. Based in Arlington, Va., APPA is the voice of not-for-profit, community-owned utilities that power 2,000 towns and

Read More »

Don Smith Named 2023-2024 NWPPA Board President

(May 22) Last Tuesday, at the 83rd Annual Business Meeting of Northwest Public Power Association in Anchorage, Alaska, the NWPPA Board of Trustees appointed Don Smith of Wheatland Rural Electric Assoc. (Wyo.) as the 2023-2024 NWPPA board president. The board also appointed the

Read More »

NWPPA Honors 2023 Annual Award Winners

(May 22) Last Wednesday, at Northwest Public Power Association’s 83rd Annual Conference and Membership Meeting in Anchorage, Alaska, NWPPA presented the following awards to five individuals and one member utility within the public power community. Life Member Awards Presented to policymakers and managers

Read More »

Please direct all media inquiries to Brenda Dunn at brenda@nwppa.org

Want even more news?

Click the button below to view The Line weekly newsletter. Be sure to subscribe under Communication Preferences and get the newsletter delivered to your inbox every week.

Advertising and Sponsorship Opportunities

Offering affordable advertising and sponsorship opportunities that will fit any budget!