Commissioner, Okanogan County PUD
Steve Houston was elected to Okanogan County Public Utility District Board of Commissioners in 2012 and was appointed to the Energy Northwest Board of Directors that same year. In May 2013 he was elected to the Columbia Generating Station Participants Review Board.
Mr. Houston represents Okanogan County PUD in the Northwest Public Power Association.
During the last 30 years, Mr. Houston has worked as an engineer and entrepreneur in the controlled atmosphere industry, the cryogenic air separation industry, and the oil and gas business.
Mr. Houston has done project management, operations and financial oversight for companies in the Pacific Northwest, Texas, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, Thailand, Hong Kong, China, Honduras and Turkey.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Wyoming.
Mr. Houston and his wife, Deanna, are lifelong residents of Okanogan County. He is an avid skier and long time volunteer at the Loup Loup Ski Area.
Board of Director Member Since 2012