The Grays Harbor PUD has a new General Manager, the board of commissioners yesterday adopted a resolution hiring Dave Ward during a brief meeting. Commissioner Russ Skolrood thanked Ward, well actually his wife first "I'd like to welcome the most important person in the room, and that is Dave's wife Robyn.
The Tacoma Public Utilities transmission and distribution manager is an Aberdeen native, "Thank you, this is such a great honor. I've been in the industry for over 25 years now, I'm just flattered by the positive comments and the turn out here.
Ward said he plans to get out and talk with people about how the public utility can better serve. Commissioner Dave Timmons also thanked interim staff for their hard work, Chief Financial Officer Doug Streeter has been pulling double duty as interim GM since January.