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Scott Peters is New COlumbia REA CEO

Current Chief Operating Officer will replace retiring CEO Les Teel next month


WALLA WALLA – Columbia REA announced last week that its current chief operating officer, Scott Peters, has been selected as the electric cooperative's new CEO. He will step into that position on July 9, upon the retirement of current CEO Les Teel.

Columbia REA conducted a nationwide search to replace Teel, after he announced his retirement earlier this year.

Katie Wooldridge, chairman of the co-op's board of directors, said in a press release, "After looking at all of the candidates for the CEO position, the board feels that Scott is best suited to lead our cooperative into the future."


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