Dean Dahlin


Commissioner, Lewis County PUD
Chehalis, Wash. 

Dean Dahlin took office in January 2013 as a Lewis County Public Utility District commissioner. He was appointed to the Energy Northwest Board of Directors in 2017 and elected as secretary in January 2019. He previoulsy held hte assistant secretary position.

He was a Locomotive Engineer for Union Pacific and retired in 2011 with 42 years of service. Commissioner Dahlin also was Union Pacific state coordinator for Operation Lifesaver teaching Railroad Safety to all ages.

Mr. Dahlin is currently the weather forecaster for radio stations KELA-KMNT Centralia and has been there for 34 years.

He is married to wife Nichole and  they have a daughter Amber and son Jason who is also a lineman for Lewis County PUD.


Board of Directors Member Since 2017