NWPPA’s Board of Trustees consists of individuals from member utilities across the Western U.S. and Canada.
Current officers and board members include:
Steve’s career in the electrical industry began with the United States Navy in the late 1980’s, followed by earning a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Electronic Engineering Technology from Central Washington University. Steve began his first position with Lower Valley Power and Light in Jackson, Wyoming in 1993 as the Customer Service Engineer and then moved onto Franklin County PUD in Pasco, Washington as the Staking Engineer. His final engineering position came at Powder River Energy in Sundance, Wyoming as an Engineering Manager for seven years before joining Mason PUD No. 1 in 2007. Steve has served on the NWPPA Board since 2011.
He can be reached through the Mason County PUD No. 1 website.
Jackie is the General Manager of Idaho Falls Power (IFP), one of Idaho’s most progressive municipal electric utilities. IFP serves approximately 20,300 residential and 3,150 commercial customers over about 17 square miles and with 370 miles of transmission and distribution lines. The division employs 60 people serving the citizens of Idaho Falls. Jackie has served on the NWPPA Board since 2010.
She can be reached through the Idaho Falls Power website.
F. Scott Egbert
Scott Egbert is on the board at Wells Rural Electric in Wells, Nevada. Scott has been on the NWPPA Board of Trustees since 2011.
He can be reached through the Wells Rural Electric website.
Ron was elected to the Wasco Electric Board of Directors in 2008. Ron is the past chairman of the Mid-Columbia Producers Board of Directors. He serves on the budget committees of South Sherman Fire District and the Sherman County School District.
He can be reached through the Wasco Electric Cooperative website.
Immediate Past President
Alex Love is an Electrical Engineer and General Manager of Nelson Hydro in British Columbia. Nelson Hydro is a very interesting utility for Alex as he gets to develop new business opportunities such as building a Fiber Optic utility and he is currently engaged in setting up a District Energy heat utility.
His prior work experience includes several years in the high Arctic designing and building remote diesel power generating stations. One of the most memorable experiences was after a true arctic blizzard being able to walk on a snow drift right onto the roof of the power plant.
On the personal side, Alex enjoys boating on the lake, woodworking and camping. His wife and two teenage kids also enjoy the camping expeditions.
Alex has served on the NWPPA Board since 2012.
He can be reached through the Nelson Hydro website.