Public Notice – Board Vacancy

December 21, 2016 – At the December 20, 2016 Board meeting, the Board of Directors of Columbia River People’s Utility District (CRPUD) declared a vacancy for the position of Director of Subdivision One beginning January 2, 2017.

The Board of Directors is inviting eligible candidates to submit letters of interest and/or resumes to fill the vacancy on CRPUD’s board.  This is normally an elected office; the term of this appointment will run through December 31, 2018. The position will be up for election at the November 2018 general election to serve a two year term beginning January 2019.

ORS 261.405(3) provides that candidates must be an elector; must reside within the subdivision which they are running for; and must have resided in the district continuously for two years immediately preceding the date of election/appointment.

Those meeting the above requirements, and who desire to serve the public as a CRPUD Director for Subdivision One, are invited to submit letters of interest and/or resumes to fill the vacancy. The letters of interest and/or resumes should include current contact information and physical address of residence. It is anticipated the candidate selected could be appointed by CRPUD’s Board of Directors at its regularly scheduled Board Meeting on January 17, 2017.

Letters of interest and/or resumes should be addressed to the Board, and may be submitted electronically at or delivered to the PUD office, located at 64001 Columbia River Highway, Deer Island, Oregon, 97054. Applications must be received at the PUD no later than the close of business (5:00 p.m.) on Thursday, December 29, 2016. The application process is now closed.

Columbia River PUD currently provides electric service to 18,850 customers in Columbia and Multnomah Counties. The PUD currently employs 45.1 full-time equivalent (FTE) people and had 2015 total operating and non-operating income of $29.0 million.

John Nguyen
Interim General Manager

See the resolution from the Board of Directors that declares the vacancy.