Liz Anderson has been named as the new Executive Director of the Washington Public Utility Districts Association, effective January 1, 2024, following the retirement of George Caan at the end of the year. Caan is retiring after serving more than 13 years.
Anderson has more than 15 years of utility experience and steps into the Executive Director position after serving as the Association's Deputy Executive Director for the past three years.
Anderson previously served as the Association's Government Relations and Communications Director, joining the Association in 2013.
Prior to joining WPUDA, Anderson served as Government Relations and Community Relations Director for Grays Harbor PUD, where she held leadership roles in WPUDA, including Chair of the WPUDA Communications Committee and Vice Chair of the Government Relations Committee.
In addition to her utility experience, she also has an extensive background in the field of Communications and Marketing.