2017–2018 NWPPA Board Officers, Trustees Announced


Vancouver, Wash. – On May 9, at its 77th Annual Conference and Membership Meeting in Sunriver, Ore., the Northwest Public Power Association (NWPPA) Board of Trustees introduced Steven Taylor of Mason County PUD No. 1 (Shelton, Wash.) as the 2017–2018 NWPPA Board of Trustees president. Taylor will serve a one-year term as board president.

At the meeting, the board also announced the following officers:

  • First Vice President Jackie Flowers of Idaho Falls Power (Idaho Falls, Idaho)
  • Second Vice President Scott Egbert of Wells Rural Electric Company (Wells, Nev.)
  • Secretary/Treasurer Ron Holmes of Wasco Electric Cooperative (The Dalles, Ore.)
  • Immediate Past President Alex Love of Nelson Hydro (Nelson, B.C.)

Along with the officer announcements, the membership re-elected five trustees for second threeyear terms: Brad Janorschke of Homer Electric Association (Homer, Alaska), Michelle Bertolino of Roseville Electric (Roseville, Calif.), Dave Kelsey of Yellowstone Valley Electric Cooperative (Huntley, Mont.), Dale Walker of Grant County PUD (Ephrata, Wash.), and associate member representative Dave Anderson of Electrical Consultants Inc. (Billings, Mont.).

In addition to the above, eight others were elected by the membership to serve a first three-year term on the Board of Trustees: John Foutz of the City of Seward (Alaska), Delores Stegeman of Tacoma Power (Tacoma, Wash.), K. David Hagen of Clearwater Power (Lewiston, Idaho), J. Douglas Schmier of Fall River Electric Cooperative (Ashton, Idaho), Jason Norlen of Heber Light & Power (Heber City, Utah), Donald Smith of Wheatland Rural Electric Association (Wheatland, Wyo.), associate member representative Steve Mills of Evluma (Vancouver, Wash.), and associate member representative Ted Rampton of UAMPS (Salt Lake City, Utah).

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