Commissioner, Kittitas County PUD
Shan Rowbotham was elected to the Kittitas County Public Utility District Board of
Commissioners in 2011 and took office in 2012. He was appointed to the Energy
Northwest Board of Directors in March 2014.
Commissioner Rowbotham has been a customer of Kittitas county PUD for 53 years
and is the Power and Gas manager for the City of Ellensburg. In this role he
manages wholesale energy procurement for both the light and natural gas
utilities, and large customer billings. He is also the conservation manager and
manages the city’s community solar project. Prior to joining the City of
Ellensburg, Rowbotham worked for more than 20 years in the propane field.
He attended Ellensburg public schools and has attended multiple utility related
training seminars, classes and webinars on a variety of utility-related topics,
including cost of service, distributed generation, utility billing system operation,
maintenance and support and SQL reporting training.
Commissioner Rowbotham is a member of the Kittitas County Historical Foundation
and previously served on the Kittitas County Airport Advisory Committee and the
Kittitas County Historical Society Board of Directors.
Board of Directors Member Since 2014