Lori Sanders

Portrait of Lori Sanders

Inside Director
Kennewick, Wash.

Lori Sanders became a Benton County Public Utility District commissioner in January 2005. She was appointed to the Energy Northwest Board of Directors in January 2005 and was elected secretary in January 2007 to January 2011. In April 2010 she was elected to the Energy Northwest Executive Board and appointed secretary of the executive board in January 2013, a position she still holds. She is currently serving her second four-year term on the executive board.

Commissioner Sanders is the owner and president of Energy Incentives Inc., a consulting firm on conservation and renewables. Energy Incentives received a national award from the Environmental Protection Agency for "Energy Star Partner of the Year" in 2016.

A Kennewick, Wash., native, she brings 25 years of experience as a successful small business owner to her post on the commission board.

Commissioner Sanders, her husband, Scott, and family reside in Kennewick.

Executive Board Member Since 2010​​