Dave has received his bachelor and master degree in Electrical Engineering from Portland State University in 1976 and 1978 and has obtained his professional Engineering License in 1984.
He is currently employed at PacifiCorp as senior lead engineer in charge of distribution overhead construction standard engineering. He has been field engineer serving Yakima and Medford territory of PacifiCorp for many years. Some of his duties at current position are to provide technical assistance to field engineers, operation managers and estimators in six states of Wyoming, Utah, Idaho, Washington, Oregon, and California. Also, Dave has been involved in power quality investigation, accident investigation, line construction standards, underground equipment, analyzing equipment & material failures, evaluation of customer loads, NESC code interpretations.
He has taught undergraduate engineering courses at PSU. Currently he is a senior member of IEEE, and member of WEI, ESUREC, P&ES, AWPA.