Mr. Jim West

Assistant General Manager of Customer & Energy Service
Board Member Since January 2017

Jim West joined Snohomish County Public Utility District in 2009 where he is Assistant General Manager for Customer & Energy Services.  Snohomish PUD, the second largest publicly owned utility in the state of Washington, serves 330,000 electric customers and 20,000 water customers in a service area of 2200 square miles reaching from the Cascade Mountains to the Puget Sound.  In his role as AGM, Jim provides strategic direction for the PUD’s customer service, key accounts, and award-winning energy efficiency programs. 

Prior to joining the PUD Jim was Director of Product Management at CURRENT, a smart grid solutions provider based in Washington, D.C.  Previously he spent 29 years at the Tennessee Valley Authority, serving in a variety of management roles across all aspects of energy efficiency and renewable energy programs and representing TVA on the National Action Plan for Energy Efficiency Leadership Group. 

Jim currently chairs the Board of Directors of the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance and co-chairs the Regional Technical Forum Policy Advisory Committee, an advisory committee to the Northwest Power and Conservation Council. 

Jim holds a BS in Economics and an MBA from the University of Tennessee.