Steven joined the Council in May of 2012. Before coming to the Council, he led Integrated Resource Planning and Load Forecasting for NW Natural, a natural gas utility based in the Northwest. As a Senior Engineer, he has also led engineering and forecasting efforts in the semi-conductor industry for both LSI Corp. and Micron Technology, and researched developed ecosystem models while a graduate student. Steven holds a B.S. in Systems Engineering from the University of California at San Diego, and a M.S. in Mathematical Modeling - Environmental Systems from Humboldt State University.