Tom Eckman retired as Director of the Power Division in 2016, and remains affiliated in an advisory role. He joined the Council in 1982. Prior to serving as Division Director Tom was the Council’s Manager of Conservation Resources for 24 years. Tom has over 35 years of experience in integrated resource planning and energy efficiency. He has conducted multiple comprehensive assessments of the energy efficiency potential in the Pacific Northwest region as well as assisted in the assessments prepared by and for utilities. Tom has represented the Council in federal efficiency standards proceedings and negotiation as well as state energy code development processes. He also chaired the Council’s Regional Technical Forum from its inception in 1999 through 2015.