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Avista Names New District Manager for Davenport
Steve Aubuchon, relocating to Kellogg, Idaho, following seven years in Davenport

Sept. 16, 2014: Avista has named Cesar Godinez district manager for the company’s Davenport office which serves over 5,300 electric and 1,400 natural gas customers throughout Lincoln County.  In his new role, Godinez will oversee all aspects of Avista’s electric and natural gas operations for the area.
Godinez, a native of Wenatchee, Wash., is a six-year Avista employee having served in several positions as part of the company’s engineering rotation program and as an operations engineer. Godinez received a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Washington State University following service in the Marine Corps where his posts included Camp Pendleton and Okinawa, Japan.
“I have a lot to learn but I’m up for the challenge, and I hope to add value to the community and the company,” Godinez said. “My soon-to-be-wife and I are looking forward to becoming a part of the community.”
 
Steve Aubuchon, former operations manager for Avista’s Davenport office, has relocated to serve as operations manager for Avista’s Kellogg, Idaho, office.
“Cesar is a solid engineer who will be a great leader for our operations in Lincoln County and in the community,” said Bryan Cox, director of operations in Avista’s eastern Washington service area. “Our thanks to Steve for the outstanding job he has done during his seven years in Davenport and for his involvement with numerous community organizations.”
About Avista Utilities
Avista Utilities is involved in the production, transmission and distribution of energy. We provide energy services and electricity to 365,000 customers and natural gas to 325,000 customers in a service territory that covers 30,000 square miles in eastern Washington, northern Idaho and parts of southern and eastern Oregon, with a population of 1.5 million.  Avista Utilities is an operating division of Avista Corp. (NYSE: AVA). For more information, please visit www.avistautilities.com.
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