Jeff Malmen was named Senior Vice President, Public Affairs for IDACORP and Idaho Power in April 2016.
Malmen joined the company in December 2007 as senior manager of Governmental Affairs. He was named Vice President of Public Affairs for IDACORP and Idaho Power in October 2008.
Before joining Idaho Power, Malmen enjoyed a 21-year career in state and federal politics, most recently serving as chief of staff for Idaho Gov. C. L. “Butch” Otter. He held the same position for Idaho Gov. Phil Batt and was administrator of the Division of Financial Management for Idaho Gov. Dirk Kempthorne. Malmen also served as chief of staff and in other key leadership positions for a number of Idaho congressmen and senators, both in the state and in Washington, D.C.
Malmen is a member of the board of directors for the Idaho Association of Commerce and Industry and the Idaho Mining Association. He’s also a member of the Center for Advanced Energy Studies Industry Advisory Board, Associated Oregon Industries and the St. Alphonsus Health System Community Leadership Council.