August 28, 2012
Shawver Named Communications Director
BOISE, IDAHO – Idaho Power has selected Brigadier General Bill Shawver, 37-year veteran and commander of the Idaho Air National Guard and former director of the state’s Bureau of Homeland Security, to be director of Corporate Communications.
“Bill brings great experience in leadership, program management, communication and incident response, and we’re excited to have him on board,” said Jeff Malmen, vice president of Public Affairs.has an associate degree, 1989, and a Bachelor of Applied Science degree, 1992, from Boise State University, with emphasis in marketing and management. He’ll lead a staff of employees covering external and internal communications, marketing and creative services.
He starts Tuesday, Sept. 4.
About Idaho Power Company:
Idaho Power began operations in 1916. Today, the electric utility employs approximately 2,000 people who serve nearly 500,000 customers throughout a 24,000-square-mile area in southern Idaho and eastern Oregon. With 17 low-cost hydroelectric projects as the core of its generation portfolio, Idaho Power’s residential, business and agricultural customers pay among the nation’s lowest rates for electricity. IDACORP, Inc. (NYSE: IDA) is the investor-owned utility’s parent company based in Boise, Idaho. To learn more, visit www.idahopower.com or www.idacorpinc.com.
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