Chairman of the Board and Presidentident, CEO
Mr. Scott L. Morris was appointed Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the Company., effective January 1, 2018. From May 2006 to December 2007, he served as the Companys President and Chief Operating Officer . Mr. Morris also serves as chair of the Companys subsidiaries, including having served as chair of the Ecova board until its sale on June 30, 2014. Mr. Morris was with the Company since 1981 and his experience includes management positions in construction and customer service and general manager of the Companys Oregon utility business. He was elected as a vice president in November 2000 and in February 2002 he was elected as a senior vice president. He is a graduate of Gonzaga University and received his masters degree from Gonzaga University in organizational leadership. He also attended the Stanford Business School Financial Management Program and the Kidder Peabody School of Financial Management. Mr. Morris serves on the boards of the Washington Roundtable, Greater Spokane Incorporated, Gonzaga University, Edison Electric Institute, American Gas Association, and the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. He has served on a number of Spokane nonprofit and economic development Boards
Age: 58 Chairman Since 2018Morris has extensive utility experience having spent his entire career in the industry. He brings to the Board a deep knowledge and understanding of the Company and its subsidiaries, having served in a number of management capacities throughout the Company, including president of Utility Operations, managing the Company?s Oregon gas operations, customer service, and construction areas and CEO of the Company?s subsidiary, Ecova. He has experience leading a number of economic development and business association boards.