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Franklin PUD Commissioners Choose New General Manager

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 PASCO, WA - The Franklin PUD Board of Commissioners has chosen a new General Manager, Tim Nies.  Nies has already worked with the utility for 11 years in various departments.  Read more details in the news release Franklin PUD put out Tuesday afternoon below:

Franklin PUD Commissioners
Select New General Manager


(Pasco, WA)  The Franklin PUD Board of Commissioners selected Tim Nies as the next General Manager of the utility.  State law requires the selection be formalized over two separate regular meetings.  At today's board meeting, the Commissioners introduced the Resolution naming Mr. Nies as General Manager.  They are expected to formally adopt the Resolution at the March 24th regular board meeting. The appointment will be effective May 4th

Franklin PUD received 17 applications from candidates across the Northwest.  After thoroughly reviewing and analyzing the qualifications of all individuals, the final selection was Mr. Nies.

Nies is currently Director of Administrative Services and Auditor for Franklin PUD, as well as a Certified Public Accountant.  Nies has worked in the accounting and finance industry for 22 years.  His role at Franklin PUD over the past eleven years includes management of the Accounting, Information Technology, Broadband, Customer Service, and Meter Reading departments. His background includes public accounting and audit experience examining financial statements for a variety of municipal corporations. 

Nies has been involved in the community serving on several not-for-profit boards and is a member of the Tri-Cities Sunrise Rotary Club.

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