• Avista Names New District Manager for Grangeville

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    December 04, 2017
    Avista has selected Matthew Casey as the new district manager for the Grangeville operating district where he will oversee all electric operations on behalf of Avista.

    “We are very excited to have Matthew join our team. His familiarity with the Grangeville area, strong work ethic and leadership skills will greatly benefit Avista and its customers,” said David Howell, Avista’s Director of Operations. 
    Matthew graduated from Kamiah High School in 2001 and served in the U.S. Marine Corps Infantry deploying to Iraq twice. Following his service he worked for the Veterans Affairs Office in Chico, California. Matthew received his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from California State University, Chico in 2013. After graduating, he worked for the Federal Highway Administration in Alaska and Wyoming as a construction engineer. In 2015 Matthew entered the utility industry as a construction supervisor for Pacific Gas & Electric out of Northern California.  Matthew accepted the Avista District Manager position in Grangeville this fall. Matthew is married with one child and will be a Grangeville resident. 
    “I’m very excited about this opportunity to come back to northern Idaho and look forward to working with the surrounding communities,” said Matthew Casey, district manager in Grangeville.

    About Avista Utilities
    Avista Utilities is involved in the production, transmission, and distribution of energy. We provide energy services and electricity to 379,000 customers and natural gas to 342,000 customers in a service territory that covers 30,000 square miles in eastern Washington, northern Idaho and parts of southern and eastern Oregon, with a population of 1.6 million.  Avista Utilities is an operating division of Avista Corp. (NYSE: AVA). For more information, please visit www.myavista.com.
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    David Vowels
    david.vowels@avistacorp.com, 509-495-7956