Gov. Brad Little announced today his appointment of Jeffery Allen to the
Northwest Power and Conservation Council.
has been the Northwest Power and Conservation Council’s Idaho Office Director
and Policy Analyst since 2008. He now joins Jim Yost as the second Idaho
representative on the Council, which includes Idaho, Montana, Oregon and
Council is an interstate compact that helps plan the region’s energy future and
manage natural resources in the Columbia River Basin. The Council develops,
with broad citizen participation, a regional power plan and fish and wildlife
deep knowledge of natural resources along with his extensive network of
regional relationships make him an asset to Idaho on the Council,” Little said.
“I am confident Jeff will work well with our regional partners to protect and
promote Idaho’s interests and natural resource-based economies in his new
allocation, electric power rates, and salmon recovery are all issues of utmost
importance to Idahoans,” Allen said. “I am extremely grateful to Governor
Little for this appointment, and I am eager to fully engage in the Council’s
efforts to ensure the region has a reliable and economical power supply while
mitigating and enhancing fish and wildlife populations affected by power
replaces Bill Booth, who had represented Idaho on the Council since 2007, and
retired late last year.
CBB, January 11, 2019, “Two Long-Serving
Members Of NW Power/Conservation Council -- Karier, Booth – Retire,” http://www.cbbulletin.com/441988.aspx.