Executive Committee

PPC operates under the overall policy guidance of an Executive Committee. The 21 members of the Executive Committee are elected by PPC’s member utilities and serve two-year terms. Occasionally committees are drawn from member utilities, and with the support of PPC staff conduct technical studies and recommend strategies on specific issues.

2017 – 2018 Officers:

  • Daniel Peterson, Pend Oreille PUD – Chairman
  • Matt Michel, Lane Electric Cooperative – Vice Chair, Admin & Budget
  • Travis “Bear” Prairie, Idaho Falls Power – Vice Chair, Long Range Planning
  • Chris Robinson, Tacoma Power – Vice Chair, Allocation / Rates / Contracts
  • Debra Smith, Central Lincoln PUD – Vice Chair, Fish and Wildlife
  • Scott Corwin, PPC – Secretary / Treasurer

Executive Committee Members and Alternates:

Alternates listed under each board member’s name.

  • Dan Bedbury, Clark Public Utilities
    • Wayne Nelson, Clark Public Utilities
  • Steve Boorman, City of Cheney
    • Bob Hammond, Richland Energy Services
  • Scott Coe, Emerald PUD
    • Roger Kline, Northern Wasco PUD
  • Craig Collar, Snohomish PUD
    • Tom DeBoer, Snohomish PUD
  • Annette Creekpaum, Mason PUD No. 3
    • Dave Ward, Grays Harbor PUD
  • Jo Elg, United Electric Co-op
    • Richard Reynolds, Lost River Electric Cooperative
  • John Gerstenberger, Hood River Electric Cooperative
    • Dave Schneider, Midstate Electric Cooperative
  • Mark Johnson, Flathead Electric Cooperative
    • Doug Grob, Flathead Electric Cooperative
  • Frank Lawson, Eugene Water and Electric Board
    • Erin Erben, Eugene Water and Electric Board
  • Matt Michel, Lane Electric Cooperative
    • Roman Gillen, Consumers Power, Inc.
  • Tim Nies, Franklin PUD
    • Chad Bartram, Benton PUD
  • Kevin Nordt, Grant PUD
    • Andrew Munro, Grant PUD
  • Dan Peterson, Pend Oreille PUD
    • John Grubich, Okanogan PUD
  • Travis “Bear” Prairie, Idaho Falls Power
    • Mike Klaus, City of Bonners Ferry
  • Will Purser, Clallam PUD
    • Doug Nass, Clallam PUD
  • Chris Robinson, Tacoma Power
    • Clay Norris, Tacoma Power
  • Debra Smith, Central Lincoln PUD
    • Brandon Hignite, Central Lincoln PUD
  • Jim Smith, Klickitat PUD
    • Mike DeMott, Klickitat PUD
  • Les Teel, Columbia Rural Electric Association
    • Chad Jensen, Inland Power and Light
  • Chuck Thurman, Monmouth Power & Light
    • Nate Rivera, Hermiston Energy Services
  • Larry Weis, Seattle City Light
    • Mike Jones, Seattle City Light