WIEB Board Members

The legal basis of the Western Interstate Energy Board is the Western Interstate Nuclear Compact (Compact) (Public Law 91-461). The Energy Board is composed of individuals representing: Compact-member states, non-member states invited to participate by the Energy Board, and international territories designated by the Energy Board as Associate Energy Board members. The Compact also authorizes the federal government to appoint an ex-officio representative to the Energy Board.

State/ ProvinceNameTitle/ Agency
Alberta Andrew BuffinExecutive Director, Generation, Transmission and Markets Policy, Alberta Energy
Arizona Brian GoretzkiChief, Bureau of Radiation Control, Arizona Department of Health Services
British ColumbiaLes MacLarenAssistant Deputy Minister, BC Ministry of Energy, Mines and Low Carbon Innovation
CaliforniaAndrew McAllisterCommissioner, California Energy Commission
Colorado Keith HayDirector of Utility Policy, Colorado Energy Office
IdahoMarissa WarrenEnergy Program Manager, Idaho Governor’s Office of Energy and Mineral Resources
MontanaMichael FreemanNatural Resources Policy Advisor, Montana Office of the Governor
Nevada David BobzienDirector, Nevada Governor’s Office of Energy
New MexicoSarah Cottrell PropstCabinet Secretary, New Mexico Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department
OregonJanine BennerDirector, Oregon Dept of Energy
WashingtonMichael FurzeAssistant Director, Energy Division, Washington State Department of Commerce
WyomingDr. Glen MurrellExecutive Director, Wyoming Energy Authority
U.S.VacantWIEB Federal Representative