Dave Santen is a senior writer at NW Natural, a natural gas utility headquartered in Portland, Oregon. As a member of the corporate communications team, he tracks key issues facing the company and industry and provides support for initiatives such as the Low Carbon Pathway. Dave’s background includes public relations, copywriting and journalism in the fields of energy, infrastructure, higher education and sustainability. He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Portland State University.
Fun fact: Santen is co-author with Tom Liptan of Sustainable Stormwater Management: A Landscape-Driven Approach to Planning and Design (Timber Press, 2017).