NEEA Announces 2019 Board of Directors

PORTLAND, Ore. – January 29, 2019 - Today the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA), a non-profit alliance of utilities and energy efficiency organizations working to accelerate energy efficiency in the Northwest, recognized several new members who have joined for 2019.

New members this year include: Holly Braun, NW Natural; Scott Coe, Emerald People’s Utility District; Monica Cowlishaw, Cascade Natural Gas Corporation; Doug Dickson, Snohomish County PUD; and Kim Thompson, Bonneville Power Administration.

The 2019 Board officers and Executive Committee members are:

Andrew Grassell, Chelan Public Utility District - Board Chair

Cory Scott, Pacific Power - Vice Chair

Michael Colgrove, Energy Trust of Oregon - Secretary

Larry Blaufus, Clark Public Utility District – Treasurer

Kim Thompson, Bonneville Power Administration - At large member 

“The alliance is fortunate to have the guidance of some of the country’s foremost experts in energy efficiency,” said NEEA’s executive director, Susan E. Stratton. “We rely on their leadership and insights to represent the diverse and evolving needs of our region.”

NEEA's 20-member board consists of representatives from the Bonneville Power Administration, consumer- and investor-owned utilities and public interest and efficiency industry organizations. The board also includes a governor-appointed representative from each of the four Northwest states. Please view all of the current members at  

NEEA's board meetings are open to the public. NEEA has scheduled 2019 board meetings on the following dates and locations:

Mar 5 - Seattle, WA

June 4 - Portland, OR

Sept 10 – Spokane, WA

Dec 5 - Portland, OR

The organization sends out public meeting announcements prior to each meeting.  All meeting materials are available on the day of the event on the calendar.  To receive these meeting notices, please subscribe to NEEA’s e-subscriptions at:

For more information on NEEA board meetings or other NEEA events, visit NEEA’s calendar at:


Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA) is an alliance of more than 140 utilities and energy efficiency organizations working on behalf of more than 13 million energy consumers. NEEA is dedicated to accelerating both electric and natural gas energy efficiency, leveraging its regional partnerships to advance the adoption of energy-efficient products, services and practices.

Since 1997, NEEA and its partners have saved enough energy to power more than 620,000 homes each year. As the second largest resource in the Northwest, energy efficiency can offset most of our new demand for energy, saving money and keeping the Northwest a healthy and vibrant place to live.