Commissioner, Kittitas County PUD
Shan Rowbotham was elected to the Kittitas County Public Utility District Board of Commissioners in 2011 and took office in 2012. He was appointed to the Energy Northwest Board of Directors in March 2014.
Commissioner Rowbotham has been a customer of Kittitas county PUD for 50 years and is the Power and Gas manager for the City of Ellensburg. In this role he manages wholesale energy procurement for both the light and natural gas utilities, and large customer billings. He is also the rate analyst and conservation manager and manages the city’s community solar project. Prior to joining the City of Ellensburg, Rowbotham worked for more than 20 years in the propane field.
He attended Ellensburg public schools and has attended multiple utility related training seminars, classes and webinars on a variety of utility-related topics, including utility billing system operation, maintenance and support and SQL reporting training.
Commissioner Rowbotham is a member of the Kittitas County Historical Foundation and previously served on the Kittitas County Airport Advisory Committee and the Kittitas County Historical Society Board of Directors.
Board of Directors Member Since 2014