Bowdie Young is a Customer Service Supervisor in the Las Vegas area for Southwest Gas Corporation. He has been with the Company for nearly 22 years. For the past 13 years, he has been in management within Meter Reading, Compliance and Customer Service Departments. Prior to entering the private sector, Bowdie spent five years serving in the United States Air Force. He spent several of those years serving overseas in support of Desert Storm/Shield. In addition to his duties as a department supervisor, Bowdie spent several years as the Southern Nevada Division Accident Prevention Committee Co-Chair. During his tenure as Co-Chair, he led the charge for building a stronger safety culture. This resulted in increased safety practices and awareness throughout the Division. He is best known for his diplomacy, integrity, strong work ethic and deep commitment towards safety.