Inland Power Board of Trustees

  • Annual Meeting

    Annual Meeting

    Every March Inland Power holds an annual meeting of its members. Please join us to learn more about your cooperative and to vote on your board of trustees.

  • Bylaws

    Bylaws

    Inland Power works hard to serve all members of the cooperative and their elected trustees. That is why there are bylaws to highlight the obligations and qualifications for a successful cooperative.

  • Inland Power Board of Trustees

    Inland Power Board of Trustees

    Inland Power is managed under the direction of a board of trustees. This board determines policy and direction that allow management to carry out the day to day business and operations.

The Board

The business and affairs of Inland Power & Light are managed under the direction of a board of trustees. Generally, this board determines policy and direction that allow management to carry out the day to day business and operations. Inland’s board is comprised of nine trustees, seven of which represent a specific geographical district and two that represent the cooperative at large.

The Board of Trustees meet once a month, but additional attendance at meetings or conferences may also be needed to deal with special issues. Trustees spend an average of 25 days a year serving the cooperative.

District 1: Danny Lee, Secretary 
Nine Mile Falls, Washington

District 2: Dick Ziehnert, Treasurer
Elk, Washington

District 3: Garry Rosman, Vice President
Davenport, Washington

District 4: David Shill
Spokane, Washington

District 5: Gale Rettkowski
Wilbur, Washington

District 6: Jim Kroll
Colfax, Washington

District 7: Brian Slaybaugh, President
Pomeroy, Washington

At-Large Position A: Kristina Bahr
Spokane Valley, Washington

The Districts

Qualifications

As per qualifications required by the bylaws, trustees must reside within and be an actual user of Inland Power & Light electric service in the district for which he/she is elected. Members who are employed by or have a financial interest in a competing enterprise or a business selling electric energy, supplies or services to the cooperative are not eligible to apply. Members who hold an elective public office in connection with which a salary is paid are also not eligible to apply.

Length of Terms: At each annual meeting of the members, one trustee will be elected by ballot to fill each expiring term to serve for three (3) years. Candidates for at-large positions can be from any district, but both at-large trustees cannot be from the same district.

2019: Trustees in districts 2, 6 and At-Large Position A will be elected at the 2019 annual meeting and every three years thereafter.

2020: Trustees in districts 4, 7 and At-Large Position B will be elected at the 2020 annual meeting and every three years thereafter.

2021: Trustees in districts 1, 3 and 5 will be elected at the 2021 annual meeting and every three years thereafter.