ColumbiaGrid has both corporate and program staff (e.g. transmission planning and development staff).  A President/Chief Executive Officer, a Vice President, a Treasurer/Secretary, a Management Accountant, and two Assistants make up the corporate staff.  Additional staff positions comprise Planning and other ColumbiaGrid programs.

The Corporate staff includes the corporations officers, management accounting, and administrative support.

The Planning staff is responsible for carrying out ColumbiaGrid's regional transmission planning activities, including area coordination - as an Area Coordinator, described in the Planning and Expansion Functional Agreement (PEFA) and the Order 1000 Functional Agreement (Order 1000 FA).

The Development staff supports Economic Dispatch Analysis and development of new services and activities.


Member: Tacoma Power      Project: ColumbiaGrid     
Tacoma Power

"As a charter member of ColumbiaGrid, Tacoma Power has observed the benefits for its customers of regional transmission planning. Engaging in the ColumbiaGrid collaborative transmission planning process has fostered diverse and innovative solutions. This open process for identifying and resolving transmission challenges has delivered cost-effective reliability to our entire region."
~~ William A. Gaines, Director of Utilities