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Avista names Greg Gfeller Operations Manager for Coeur d’Alene

SPOKANE, Wash. February 13, 2012: Avista Utilities has named Greg Gfeller Operations Manager for Coeur d’Alene. In this role Gfeller will oversee all aspects of electric operations in the Coeur d’Alene area.
                                                                                                                           
Gfeller knows North Idaho well. Prior to taking a temporary assignment in Coeur d’Alene for the past 14 months, he served as the Operations Manager in Sandpoint for five years.
 
“Greg’s diversity of experience in nearly all aspects of the utility business will serve him well in this new role,” said Jason Thackston, vice president of Energy Delivery for Avista Utilities. “He brings an unparalleled perspective for our employees and customers in the Coeur d’Alene area.”
 
Gfeller’s Avista career began in 1978. In his more than 33 years with the company, he has worked in Pullman, Tekoa, Kettle Falls, Deer Park, Othello, Spokane, Sandpoint and Coeur d’Alene.
 
Gfeller is a graduate of Eastern Washington University, and a holds a Masters of Organizational Leadership through Gonzaga University. 
 
“I’m extremely proud to work with my friends and neighbors in the place that I call home,” Gfeller said.
 
Gfeller and his wife Ruth live in Coeur d’Alene. The couple has two grown children.

About Avista
Avista Corp. is an energy company involved in the production, transmission and distribution of energy as well as other energy-related businesses. Avista Utilities is our operating division that provides electric service to 358,000 customers and natural gas to 317,000 customers.  Our service territory 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's primary, non-regulated subsidiary is Ecova. Our stock is traded under the ticker symbol "AVA."  For more information about Avista, please visit www.avistacorp.com.

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