This photo by Valarie Vancleve, a student at Lake Stevens High School, was a winner in the 2018 Snohomish County PUD “Energy in Action” Photography Contest. Some sunshine on the part of the PUD’s board of commissioners in its selection of a new chief executive would have better served the public utility and its rate-payers. (Valarie Vancleve / Snohomish County PUD)

This photo by Valarie Vancleve, a student at Lake Stevens High School, was a winner in the 2018 Snohomish County PUD “Energy in Action” Photography Contest. Some sunshine on the part of the PUD’s board of commissioners in its selection of a new chief executive would have better served the public utility and its rate-payers. (Valarie Vancleve / Snohomish County PUD)

Editorial: More sunshine needed on PUD’s choice of new leader

The utility’s board of commissioners should have announced its finalists before making a decision.

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