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
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
Fall River’s Derek Hanks Receives NWPPA’s 2023 Safety Heroism Award
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
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
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
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
Hood River’s Libby Calnon Receives 2022 Champion of Communications Award
(Oct. 5) Congratulations to Hood River Electric & Internet Co-op General Manager Libby Calnon for receiving Northwest Public Power Association’s Champion of Communications Award. The award honors an individual who has demonstrated a commitment to the public power industry, communications, and public involvement.
NWPPA Presents 109 Communication Awards
(Oct. 5) The Excellence in Communications contest, which recognizes the top communications efforts from Northwest Public Power Association member utilities and associations, turned 29 this year and celebrated another spectacular year at the Northwest Innovations in Communications (NIC) Conference awards banquet at the
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