(July 31) The Northwest Public Power Association Board of Trustees has appointed Kieran Connolly to serve as the interim executive director for the association, effective Aug. 7. Last month NWPPA announced that their current executive director, Scott Corwin, had been selected to lead
(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
(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
(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
Fall River’s Derek Hanks Receives NWPPA’s 2023 Safety Heroism Award (April 7) Yesterday, Fall River Electric Cooperative Operations Journeyman Lineman Derek Hanks received the NWPPA Safety Heroism Award at NWPPA’s 2023 Engineering & Operations Conference on April 6 in Reno, Nevada. On his
VEA’s Joe Fieldsted Chosen for 2023 NWPPA Career Safety Award (April 7) Yesterday, Valley Electric Association’s Joe Fieldsted received Northwest Public Power Association’s 2023 Career Commitment to Safety Award at the association’s 2023 Engineering & Operations Conference in Reno, Nevada. Fieldsted is the
2023 NWPPA Safety Award Winners Announced (April 7) An annual tradition, the 2023 Northwest Public Power Association Safety Award winners were announced yesterday at the association’s Engineering & Operations Conference in Reno, Nevada. Safety contest awards are based upon a review of each
Grant PUD’s Patrick Oldham Receives Esteemed Milton Hunt McGuire Award (April 7) Yesterday, Grant County PUD’s Patrick Oldham received Northwest Public Power Association’s 2023 Award for Excellence in Engineering or Operations, also known as the Milton Hunt McGuire Award, at the association’s 2023
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