Supply Chain Strategies PDT

Program Development Teams (PDTs) are a diverse mix of energy industry professionals responsible for the content creation of programs. Role may involve subject matter expert recruitment, participating in planning meetings and receiving invaluable networking opportunities throughout the entire process.

For more information on this Program Development Team contact Christopher Lee at lee@westernenergy.org or at 971-255-4967

Committee Members

Keith Bacon

Southwest Gas Corporation

Director, Supply Chain
Member

Robert Buschow

Southwest Gas Corporation

Manager, Corporate Purchasing & Inventory Management
Member

Jerry Case

Portland General Electric

Supply Chain Supervisor
Member

Eric Christenson

Western Energy Institute

Senior Program Manager
WEI Program Manager
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Eric leads new program development and has responsibilities for Business Acumen for Emerging Leaders, General Counsel, the Executive Planning Committee, and Board of Directors Electric Operations Committee. He joined WEI after seven years at Portland General Electric. At PGE he developed and managed the company’s Enterprise Risk Management program and worked in several other areas including operations benchmarking, regulatory affairs, fleet services, AMI, and finance.

Prior to joining PGE, Eric worked in internet marketing and as the Manager of Strategy and Analysis for a debt buying and recovery firm. Eric earned a BA in Mathematics and Economics from the University of Oregon. He volunteers his time on the Board of Directors for the Oregon Society of Association Management and as Vice President of the Greater Portland Soccer District.

Casey Fallon

Sacramento Municipal Utility District

Director, Procurement, Warehouse & Fleet
Chair

Erin Henning

Los Angeles Department of Water & Power

Director
Member

Christopher Lee

Western Energy Institute

Senior Program Manager
WEI Program Manager

Skip Peeples

Salt River Project

Purchasing Manager
Member
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Skip Peeples is currently the Manager of Supply Chain Business Solutions at Salt River Project. He has been employed by SRP for 13 years (10 years in Supply Chain and 3 years as a Sr. Financial Analyst designing rates). Skip has an undergraduate and MBA from Arizona State University. He also has a CPM Certification from the Insititute of Supply Management.

Anna Scarlett

Avista Utilities

Director, Shared Services
Member