ABERDEEN, Wash. - A public reception will be held December 14, 2012 honoring Grays Harbor PUD Commissioner Tom Casey who is retiring from the Board of Commissioners after almost 30 years of service. Casey is the longest serving Grays Harbor PUD Commissioner, he will conclude his fifth term at the end of 2012. The public is invited to visit anytime between 2pm-6pm, December 14, 2012 at the Nichols Building meeting room located at 220 Myrtle Street, Hoquiam, Washington (corner of Myrtle and Sumner Ave.). Cake and refreshments will be provided.
Tom Casey was elected to the Board of Commissioners in 1982. He was a Citizen Activist on energy and utility issues four years prior to his election. He was a Policy Analyst with the Washington State House of Representatives from 1973 to 1978. He currently serves on the Board of Energy Northwest. Tom lives at his upper Satsop cattle ranch with his family and was recently elected to serve his fifth term as PUD Commissioner - a term which will run through 2012. Tom is the President of the Shelton Drag Racing Association and enjoys racing his "vintage" muscle cars.