Robert Hammond

Portrait of Robert Hammond

Energy Services Director, City of Richland
Richland, Wash.

Bob Hammond is currently the director of Energy Services for the City of Richland. In that role he acts as the General Manager for Richland’s electric utility. He was appointed to the Energy Northwest Board of Directors in February 2011.

Mr. Hammond has worked since 1983 in public service in a variety of engineering, technical group and executive management positions, the most recent as city manager for the City of Kennewick from 2003 through 2010. Prior to the city manager position, Mr. Hammond spent 14 years managing and directing utilities (street, water, wastewater and stormwater) for the City of Kennewick.

Mr. Hammond has a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Idaho and is licensed as a professional civil engineer in Washington state.

Board of Directors Member Since 2011