Meeting of the Minds Speaker

Heather Rosentrater

Vice President, Energy Delivery


Heather Rosentrater is responsible for electric and natural gas engineering, operations, and shared services such as fleet, facilities and supply chain.

Rosentrater has led Avista’s Grid Innovation, Smart Grid and Smart City efforts. She also has broad experience on both the electric and natural gas side of Avista Utilities, having managed departments and projects in transmission, distribution, SCADA, as well as asset management and supply chain. Heather is a registered Professional Engineer and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from Gonzaga University. She is a member of the Rocky Mountain Institute and serves on the Smart Grid Northwest Board. In addition, she is a member of the Washington State University Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture Executive Leadership Board.

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