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Published: August 18, 2016

Ed Sienkiewicz Re-elected to ColumbiaGrid's Board of Directors


In a Special Member Meeting on August 17, Ed Sienkiewicz was re-elected to the ColumbiaGrid Board of Directors and will serve alongside current Board members Jim Miller and Kris Mikkelsen. Ed Sienkiewicz is a retired federal executive and economist, spending 29 years at the Bonneville Power Administration, where he directed the Agency's Power Marketing and Transmission organizations. Mr. Sienkiewicz has served on ColumbiaGrid’s Board of Directors continually since its inception. His term starts immediately and will run through August 2019.“We are very pleased that ColumbiaGrid and its Members will continue to benefit from Ed’s vast experience, expertise, and familiarity with the corporation,” said Patrick Damiano, ColumbiaGrid’s president and CEO.




WHAT OUR MEMBERS SAY

Member: Chelan County PUD      Project: ColumbiaGrid     
Chelan County PUD

"Chelan PUD is a strong supporter of ColumbiaGrid and the work that’s accomplished through the transmission Planning and Expansion Functional Agreement (PEFA). As a result of that process, the mid-C utilities (Chelan, Grant and Douglas PUDs) and Bonneville Power Administration were able to reach an agreement that defined the need for a new transmission line, as well as determine who will construct, own and pay for the facility. Those difficult decisions were made successful through the expert and independent expertise of the ColumbiaGrid staff."
~~ Chad Bowman, Director - Transmission and Compliance