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Published: June 03, 2015

ColumbiaGrid Request for Director Candidates


ColumbiaGrid Request for Director Candidates
 
Published: June 3, 2015
Contact: Dan Dettmer
 
 
Note: The latest date for potential candidates to respond is Tuesday, June 30, 2015.
 
On August 19, 2015, ColumbiaGrid will hold a Special Member Meeting to elect a director for a three-year term to fill the position currently occupied by Kris Mikkelsen, whose term expires in August. Ms. Mikkelsen intends to stand for re-election.  Candidates should list their related experience, in that a majority of the Board of Directors must be knowledgeable with the electric power system in the Pacific Northwest.
 
Potential candidates are encouraged to read the ColumbiaGrid Bylaws, particularly sections 6.2.3 Individuals Who are Prohibited from Serving as Directors and 6.2.4 Continuing Restrictions on Former Directors, prior to submitting their information and completing the Conflict Disclosure Statement. The Members are responsible for determining a final slate of candidates in accordance with section 6.3.2 Subsequent Elections.
 
The current bylaws, two relevant ColumbiaGrid policies, the Conflict Disclosure Statement and a job description for the directors, can be downloaded from the ColumbiaGrid website using the following links:
 
 
 Candidates should reply via email or by regular mail by June 30 with their:
 
1.    Cover Letter,
2.    Resume, and
3.    A completed Conflict Disclosure Statement, to
 
Dan Dettmer, VP/Treasurer-Secretary
ColumbiaGrid
8338 NE Alderwood Road, Suite 140
Portland, Oregon 97220
dettmer@columbiagrid.org
503-943-4966
 
Thank you for your input in this important matter, and for your continued interest in ColumbiaGrid.
 
Patrick Damiano
President & CEO, ColumbiaGrid



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Member: Avista Corporation      Project: ColumbiaGrid     
Avista Corporation

"In ColumbiaGrid, we now have the ability to resolve the three fundamental transmission questions: What transmission facilities should be built? Who should build them? Who should pay for them? With ColumbiaGrid's independent staff and process to resolve disputes, we can answer these questions effectively and in a timely fashion to facilitate our region's new resource development needs."
~~ Jeff Schlect, Manager, Transmission Services, Avista