Member Forum

Energy Northwest's annual member forum is an opportunity for public power member utilities to congregate and listen to speakers on regional and national energy events and issues; and discuss solutions to key challenges.
This year's Member Forum XVI - Energy in Motion was held Oct. 24-25 in Kennewick, Wash.


A diverse-set of topics were presented at this year's member forum. To view the presentations, see the links below.
General Sessions:

Member Forum XVI Opening Remarks
ark Reddemann, Energy Northwest

Federal Regional Energy Update / Columbia River Treaty
Greg Delwiche, Bonneville Power Administration
National Energy Demand
Dan Shreve, MAKE Consulting
The Future of Nuclear / Small Modular Nuclear
Mike McGough, NuScale
Doug Hunter, Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems
Energy Efficiency: Hoaxes and Heroes of 2013
Buzz Thielemann, RHT Energy Solutions
Distributed Energy Storage - Project Update
Demand Response: By Public Power, For Public Power
John Steigers and Leo Quiachon, Energy Northwest
Energy Northwest on the Move: Serving the Region
Lawrence Willey, Energy Northwest
Feedback in Motion
Laura Scheele, Energy Northwest
Keeping Rates Affordable in the Northwest
[panel discussion -  no presentation(s)]
Breakout Sessions:
Succession Planning and Leadership Assessments
Dale Atkinson, Energy Northwest
Talent Acquisition: Finding the Right People
Steve Lorence, Marvin Clark and John Dobken, Energy Northwest
Performance Excellence: How to Strengthen Team Performance
Brad Sawatzke, Energy Northwest

Member Forum Videos

Member Vision
Serving - Solutions