Welcoming Steve Taylor
Former Kelso City Manager and Kelso Club Rotarian, Steve Taylor, was inducted into our Rotary club on October 30th. Since July 1st, Steve is the Cowlitz PUD Director of Regulatory and Regional Affairs. He will focus on energy issues, and advocate for other PUD interests. Taylor was appointed Kelso’s City Manager in September 2012. Before managing Kelso, Steve was elected to the inaugural city council of the newly incorporated city of Spokane Valleyand then served as City Administrator in Connell, Washington. He has worked in a variety of positions in public, private and nonprofit organizations throughout his career. He is a veteran of the United States Air Force, and holds both a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Economics and a Master’s degree in Public Administration from Eastern Washington University. Steve lives in Longview with his wife and two children. Welcome Steve!