Maury Galbraith is the Executive Director of the Western Interstate Energy Board (WIEB). He manages the efforts of WIEB to facilitate cooperation among western U.S. states and Canadian provinces to improve the efficiency of the western electric power system. He also manages the work of the Western Interconnection Regional Advisory Body (WIRAB) – which provides advice to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to improve the reliability of the western grid.
Prior to joining WIEB, Mr. Galbraith was the Administrator of the Energy Division at the Oregon Public Utility Commission and a Senior Policy Advisor at the U.S. Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. Previously he worked as a Resource Analyst with the Northwest Power and Conservation Council. Maury holds a M.A. in economics from Washington State University and a B.S. in economics from the University of Oregon.
Mr. Galbraith holds a M.A. in economics from Washington State University and a B.S. in economics from the University of Oregon.