Commissioner Vacancy


Clallam County PUD Commissioners have announced a vacancy on the PUD Board of Commissioners. The Commissioners are requesting that interested persons download the Commissioner Vacancy Application Instructions below for information on applying to be considered for appointment. Candidates should have a strong interest in public service, be willing to commit all the time necessary to perform the Commissioner’s duties, and an ability to envision solutions to the challenge of fulfilling the District’s mission statement of “Providing reliable, efficient, safe, and low cost utility services in a financially and environmentally responsible manner.”

Under state law, the two remaining Commissioners will appoint a replacement to fill the vacancy for the remainder of the unexpired term which runs until the next general election in November of 2020. The candidate for the position must be a registered voter living within the PUD’s Second Commissioner District. The Second District includes these voter precincts: Agnew, Blue Mountain, Bluffs, Carlsborg, Clark, Cline, Coyote, Deer Park, Dungeness West, Fairview, Lost Mountain, Macleay, Monterra, Mount Pleasant, O’Brien, Prairie North, Riverside, and Robin Hill. Clallam County PUD is an Equal Opportunity Employer and as such, encourages all women and men in the community to apply.

The PUD Commissioners will be addressing significant issues for the customers of the PUD during 2018 and the future. Currently, the challenges are focused on: compliance with the Energy Independence Act requirements for renewable energy and conservation, rising costs of power and operations, minimal load growth, and future power supply challenges and public perception.

The position of PUD Commissioner pays a salary of $2,567 per month plus a per diem of $128 per day for meetings attended on behalf of the District to a maximum annual compensation of $48,724, pursuant to RCW 54.12.080. Healthcare coverage is also provided.

Clallam PUD has 145 employees, and serves over 31,000 accounts in Clallam County with energy from 98% clean, renewable, affordable and carbon-free sources.

Questions? Contact Nicole Clark at 360-565-3231 or email Applications will be accepted until 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 31, 2018.

Commissioner Appointment Fact Sheet
Commissioner Vacancy News Release
Commissioner Vacancy Application Instructions