Jim Malinowski

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Inside Director
Current term ends June 2026​

Jim Malinowski was elected as a Clark Public Utilities commissioner in 2012. In January 2019 he was elected to the Energy Northwest Executive Board. He was appointed to the Energy Northwest Board of Directors in 2015.

He had a 31-year career with Pacific Gas & Electric Company in San Francisco, retiring as manager of the Power Control department. After moving back to his family home in Amboy, he spent several years in various foreign consulting assignments and eight years managing and teaching in the Clark College Power Utilities Technology Program.

Jim is a member of the boards of the North Clark Historical Museum, Fish First, the Southwest Washington chapter of the Coastal Conservation Association, Clark County Citizens United and the Mountain Valley Grange.  

He was born in Aberdeen, Washington. He graduated from Battle Ground High School, Washington State University with a degree in Electrical Engineering, Texas A&M University with a MSEE degree and Stanford University with a MSEE degree in Management.

Executive Board Member Since 2019