Erik Andersson

Board Chair

Erik Andersson is the Economic Development Manager for Pacific Power, working in communities in Northern California, Eastern Washington, and throughout Oregon. In his 25-year career in economic development, Erik has worked in both the private and public sectors, on local, state, and regional levels in New York, Washington State, and Oregon. Prior to coming to Pacific Power in 2009, Erik was the Willamette Valley regional coordinator for the Governor’s Economic Revitalization Team. He has a B.Sci. degree in Agricultural Economics from Cornell University and an MBA from McGill University in Montreal, Quebec. He sits on the boards of the Oregon Infrastructure Finance Authority, Clatsop Economic Development Resources, SEDCOR, the Hollywood Theatre in Portland, and the Columbia Corridor Association and is a former president of the Oregon Economic Development Association.