NR 14-18 Dave Remington Elected Assistant Secretary

Angela Walz, Public Affairs, 509-377-4010
Angela Smith, Public Affairs, 509-377-4154

RICHLAND, Wash. – Energy leaders from across Washington today elected Energy Northwest Executive Board member Dave Remington to serve as assistant secretary on the board for a one-year term that begins July 1.

Remington has served on the executive board since his appointment by Gov. Gary Locke in December 2004, he was re-appointed by Gov. Christine Gregoire in 2009 and by Gov. Jay Inslee in 2013. He is currently chair of the Compensation Subcommittee. He is currently chair of the Compensation Subcommittee and previously held the position of assistant secretary for three terms from July 2010 through June 2013.

“I look forward with pleasure to serve in my role and work with executive management and other executive board members, all of whom have an unremitting and unwavering commitment to excellence, thereby furthering the best interests of the people of Washington.”

“I’m delighted to have Dave on the Energy Northwest Executive Board in this capacity,” said newly re-elected Energy Northwest Executive Board Chair Sid Morrison. “Dave plays an instrumental role with the executive board.”

Remington is retired from Itron Inc. in Spokane, where he was senior vice president and chief financial officer; and was responsible for accounting, tax, finance, and mergers and acquisitions transactions. He has more than 35 years of experience in corporate finance, treasury and investment banking services. He holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley; and a master’s degree in business administration from the Harvard Business School.

The executive board has 11 members: five elected from the board of directors, three appointed by the board of directors from outside Energy Northwest and three appointed by the governor of Washington.

About Energy Northwest
Energy Northwest develops, owns and operates a diverse mix of electricity generating resources, including hydro, solar and wind projects – and the Northwest’s only nuclear power plant. These projects provide enough reliable, affordable and environmentally responsible energy to power more than a million homes each year, and that carbon-free electricity is provided at the cost of generation. As a Washington state joint operating agency, Energy Northwest comprises 27 public power member utilities from across the state serving more than 1.5 million ratepayers. The agency continually explores new generation projects to meet its members’ needs.