Skagen selected to serve on national board

EAST WENATCHEE — Douglas PUD Commissioner Ron Skagen has been appointed to serve on the American Public Power Association (APPA) Executive Board. Skagen previously served on the APPA board of directors as one of only two representatives to Region 9 which includes Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington.

Skagen took office as commissioner for Douglas PUD in January of 2007, and is currently president of the board. He was also president of the Washington Public Utility Districts Association in 2017-2018.

The American Public Power Association is the voice of not-for-profit, community-owned utilities that power 2,000 towns and cities nationwide. For more information, visit