Public Utility District No. 1 of Douglas County was established in 1936 and engages in:
• Distribution of electricity to more than 17,000 customers in Douglas County through its
Electric Distribution System.
• Ownership and operation of the Wells Hydroelectric Project on the Columbia River.
Thirty-eight percent of the electricity generated by the project is retained for sale through
the distribution system to consumers in Douglas County, Okanogan Public Utility District
and other electric utilities.
• Distribution of water to some Douglas County residents.
• Operation of a high-speed communication system. The system is used for utility
purposes and by wholesale customers who sell retail services to Douglas County
A three-member Board of Commissioners is the policy-making body for the District. The
Commission appoints a Manager who is responsible for the oversight and management of the
District’s approximately 165 employees and $53 million annual operating budget.
The above information is from the State Auditors (Audit Report Search) webpage
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Here's a link to the Douglas County PUD webpage. http://www.douglaspud.org/
Information about the Douglas County PUD can be found at the Washington State Auditors webpage about audit reports they've done on Washington State agencies. http://www.sao.wa.gov/reports/auditfinding/frmAuditSearch.asp?opt=2
April 6, 2004 note: I have replaced the first letter of the first name of each person, with a *.
To paste names, job titles and salaries in an excel spreadsheet, click on "view" and then "source", copy everything between (pre) and (/pre).
Douglas County PUD Employees As of 2/29/04 Paid semi-monthly / Union positions are hourly / all others salaried NAME POSITION Salary Hourly or Monthly *eonard C. Anderson Distrib Sys Engineer 5,210.00 *mber Arnold Clerk 10.75 *teve M. Babcock Journeyman Electrician 28.24 *rville H. Barlow Jr. Journeyman Mechanic 28.24 *ruce W. Basler Chief Operator 33.17 *evin M. Beck Programmer Analyst 4,250.00 *imothy B. Beck Line Foreman 31.75 *effrey J. Bellinger Power Dispatcher 36.30 *effery D. Berdan Utilityman I 19.02 *arol R. Berg Resource Planner 5,140.00 *ohn L. Bergstrom Deputy Auditor 5,902.00 *hane A. Bickford Fishery Biologist 6,566.00 *hristine G. Biggar Infor Systems Support Specialist 3,600.00 *nthony M. Bird Journeyman Lineman 28.24 *ordon K. Brett Property Supervisor 6,760.00 *rian L. Brons Journeyman Lineman 28.24 *ohn M. Brown Land Use Representative 5,457.00 *ichael R. Bruno Wells Project Superintendent 7,850.00 *effrey H. Buntzler Technician II 32.48 *helby F Burchett Assistant Power Dispatcher 31.75 *effrey R. Carrow Lineman Foreman 31.75 *enjamin J. Carter Network Analyst 6,438.00 *obert W. Clubb Chief Environmental & Regulatory Service 8,800.00 *erry R. Cook CAD Engineer 3,700.00 *enevieve M. Cox Senior Bookkeeper 22.48 *erbert H. Curtis Operations Engineer 9,373.00 *hristopher Curtis, Sr. Office Engineer 5,613.00 *andy R. Dahl Journeyman Operator 28.24 *osaline Dahlin Customer Accounting Supervisor 5,902.00 *amin D. Daling Technician l 31.08 *rent A. Darnell Apprentice Meterman 24.17 *aniel G. Day Customer Engineer 5,413.00 *usan M. Deich Programmer Analyst 5,667.00 *ana Detjen Electrical Distribution Engineer 5,939.00 *onn M. DeWitt Chief Dispatcher 7,413.00 *illiam C. Dobbins Manager/CEO 12,178.00 *onald B. Duncan Jr. Distribution Superintendent 6,904.00 *evan W. Dyal Warehouseman 21.23 *tephen D. Early Chief Operator 33.17 *avid G. Ehlenbach Senior Operator 30.37 *cott F. Ellis Service Lineman 28.24 *ichael E. Erb Lineman 28.24 *oseph M. First Electrical Engineer - Wells 5,750.00 *ristine D. Fleming Senior Engineering Assistant 26.29 *hristopher J. Gavin Apprentice Lineman 24.17 *annie R. Gerber Technician lI 32.48 *imberly A. Girdler Purchasing Clerk 22.48 *om C. Goodwin Apprentice Lineman 24.17 *oren J. Grode General Foreman 6,400.00 *ohn E. Grundstrom Assistant Treasurer 7,245.00 *effery D. Hammond Warehouseman 23.73 *aymond H. Harter Journeyman Mechanic 28.24 *lan T. Harvey Journeyman Mechanic 28.24 *radley M. Hawkins Special Projects Coordinator 4,220.00 *rian F. Hicks Senior Operator 30.37 *obert D. Higgins Purchasing Agent 7,262.00 *ichard A. Hiltz Senior Operator 30.37 *iland A. Hoiland Meterman Foreman 31.75 *homas E. Hook Operations Supervisor - Wells 7,830.00 *olleen L. Huber Chief Administrative Secretary 5,107.00 *ohn R. Hughes Distribution Communication Engineer 5,017.00 *ary R. Ivory Auditor/Distribution System Chief Accountant 7,880.00 *cott K. Jonas System Protection Engineer 5,017.00 *arliss A. Jones Assistant Purchasing Agent 5,450.00 *isa K. Keane Clerk 14.55 *ames L. Keating Network Analyst 5,950.00 *ebbie C. Kenny Senior Resource Planner 5,916.00 *ick W. Kenny Wireman II Foreman 33.71 *ichard R. Klein Programmer Analyst 5,000.00 *ichard W. Klinge Fishery Biologist 5,923.00 *elly R. Kniffen Clerk 14.55 *erald M. Kyle Wells Systems Engineer 8,230.00 *rnest D. Langhurst Technician II 32.48 *im M. LaVallie Distribution Work Order Clerk 22.48 *ernon L. Lester Journeyman Electrician 28.24 *haron S. Liebert Power Resource Coordinator 6,819.00 *alph H. Lieser, Jr. Project Electrical Foreman 32.48 *arry L. Loddewig Senior Operator 30.37 *ohn H. Logan Power Dispatcher 36.30 *elia L. Lopez Special Billing Clerk 21.49 *amuel Lopez, Jr. Journeyman Electrician 28.24 *ichard L. Lowther Technician II 32.48 *enry E. LuBean Superintendent of Power Operations 8,631.00 *ulene M. Lucas Network Administrator 4,850.00 *aniel C. Magee Chief Operator 33.17 *ance A. Manning Apprentice Lineman 20.92 *ayne A. Marsh Land Management Technician 3,768.00 *ichard E. Martin Information Systems Supervisor 7,600.00 *onnie L. Mathews Accounting Assistant 1,972.00 *aul J. Mayer Technician II 32.48 *ary E. Mayo Special Billing Clerk 21.49 *artin D. McCrary Service Lineman 28.24 *ia M. McEuin Fish Counter 15.49 *ames A. McGee Wildlife Biologist 4,899.00 *ay R. McGregor Distribution Operations Supervisor 7,600.00 *ichard E. Miller Journeyman Mechanic 28.24 *oy G. Miller Distribution Engineering Supervisor 8,230.00 *anny A. Monson Journeyman Lineman 28.24 *ltamae Moore Clerk 16.78 *ark W. Morrison Journeyman Wireman 28.24 *andy A. Mundt Distribution Engineer 5,017.00 *esa K. Neumann Fish Counter 15.49 *teve G. Nieuwenhuis Journeyman Mechanic 28.24 *erald A. Nolin Utilityman II 20.92 *ugene B. Ockinga AM/FM Engineer 4,776.00 *ynn S. O'Keefe Meter Reader 19.28 *yle R. Ostheller Line Foreman 31.75 *ristine M. Oules Office Engineer - Wells Project 4,600.00 *eith N. Paxton Meter Reader 19.28 *andra R. Petersen Clerk 18.15 *enneth A. Pflueger Assistant Manager/Wells Project Chief Engineer 10,246.00 *aymond C. Phelps Journeyman Wireman 28.24 *ichael S. Prey Journeyman Operator 28.24 *arbara E. Rains Storekeeper 24.17 *ulie A. Randall Utilityman l 19.02 *andy E. Riggs Journeyman Lineman 28.24 *arren P. Robertson Journeyman Meterman 28.24 *ylvia A. Robertson Fish Counter 15.49 *anet S. Romey Clerk 18.15 *ene' M. Rowton Clerk 18.15 *esus Alberto Salinas Electrical Engineer 4,515.00 *yatt W. Scheibner Treasurer/Wells Project Chief Accountant 7,880.00 *ohn A. Scheller Journeyman Mechanic 28.24 *ayDee P. Schriver Power Dispatcher 36.30 *ennifer L. Scott Assistant Administrative Secretary 4,738.00 *aul J. Scott Power Dispatcher 36.30 *ruce D. Sexton Land Use Specialist 4,418.00 *ick M. Shaw Journeyman Electrician 28.24 *arrell G. Shinn Journeyman Electrician 28.24 *alter M. Simmons Chief Operator 33.17 *rlen D. Simon Power Dispatcher 36.30 *ohn L. Simpson Journeyman Mechanic 28.24 *ristian E. Sims Journeyman Lineman 28.24 *erald E. Smith Technician II 32.48 *ike W. Snyder Staking Engineer 4,616.00 *rina A. Sorrell Clerk 17.44 *racy L. Squires Clerk 16.02 *aniel A. Stolp Electrical Engineer (Wells) 5,800.00 *rank M. Taylor Project Mechanical Foreman 32.48 *evin D. Towne Line Foreman 31.75 *illiam A. Tuinstra Senior Operator 30.37 *ancy J. Van Hoven Confidential Secretary - (Chief Engineer) 4,081.00 *ebra Varrelman Parts and Materials Coordinator 2,883.00 *eaghan E. Vibbert Public Information Officer 4,070.00 *on O. Vognild Human Resource Administrator 6,135.00 *harles E. Wagers Power Planning & Contracts Administrator 8,739.00 *ichael R. Watkins Journeyman Lineman 28.54 *ason A. Watson Technician I 31.08 *ichael C. Webb Journeyman Lineman 28.54 *onna L. Webster Utilityman II 20.92 *ichard R. Weinstein Right-of-Way Representative 5,150.00 *ric M. Wentworth Apprentice Lineman 21.75 *yle J. Wilfong Journeyman Electrician 28.24 *inda L. Williams Confidential Secretary - (Treasurer) 4,101.00 *nita M. Wright Insurance/Budget Specialist 6,882.00 *arren J. Wurl Distribution Communication Engineer 4,842.00
Here's my request letter to the Douglas County PUD.
Here's the response e-mail from the Douglas County PUD.
From: Bill Dobbins
Cc: email@example.com ; Davis, Jim ; Doneen, Mike
Sent: Tuesday, March 02, 2004 2:52 PM
Subject: LouisBloomNameTitleComp022904.xls (31.8KB)
Dear Mr. Bloom,
Per your request to Commissioner Lynn Heminger I am providing the requested information. I will also send a hard copy and a letter to better document our provision of the requested information. Our understanding is that you will use this information to post to your website at http://lbloom.net. Please refer any information requests you might receive about Douglas PUD to my attention.
Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions.
Douglas County PUD
Clicking on the above picture will take you to a page about the webmaster.
A freedom of information letter template is at http://www.splc.org/foiletter.asp
Washington State newspapers have detailed information about access to public records at http://www.openwashington.com/
Here's information on Washington State websites about counties, ports, school districts, cities, ect...
In Nov 2002, the Wa St Court of Appeals, ruled that government employees names cannot be kept secret.