Our Leadership

General Manager

General Manager Kirk Hudson reports directly to the commission and is responsible for the overall operation of the utility.

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Kirk Hudson, General Manager

Senior Management Team

The general manager has established a Senior Management Team with broad functional capabilities to provide well-rounded management decisions in implementing commission policies and carrying out the PUD’s Strategic Plan. This team-based approach to executive management decision-making also helps ensure smooth succession planning as retirements occur in the coming years.

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Brett Bickford, Managing Director - Generation and Transmission

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Chris Blayne, Managing Director – Fiber & Telecom

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Justin Erickson, Chief Strategy & Stakeholder Officer

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Ian Fitzgerald, Chief Technology Officer

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Janet Jaspers, Chief Energy Resources Officer

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Mark Mullins, Interim Chief Financial / Risk Officer

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Rebekah Neumann, Executive Team & Board Administrator

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Rosario Nystrom, Chief Human Resources Officer

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John Stoll, Managing Director - Customer Utilities

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Erik Wahlquist, General Counsel/Chief Compliance Officer