David Ybarra

David Ybarra

David Ybarra is President of the Minnesota Pipe Trades Association, an umbrella organization representing approximately 7,500 men and women throughout Minnesota, where he serves as an advocate for the affiliated unions. Previous to his current position, Ybarra was a Business Manager of the Minneapolis Building and Construction Trades Council, which allowed him the opportunity to work on many successful construction projects including TCF Bank Stadium and Target Field. He was recently appointed to serve as the Labor Representative for the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency’s Citizen Board by Governor Mark Dayton. In his leisure time Ybarra is active with the Brooklyn Park Fast Pitch Association and the Edinburgh Men’s Golf Association. Ybarra joined the District Energy Board of Directors in 2013 as an appointee of the City of Saint Paul.

Leadership

Ken Smith

Ken Smith

President and CEO
Andrew Kasid

Andrew Kasid

Executive Vice President, CFO
Cathy Hart

Cathy Hart

Chief Administrative Officer
Michael Ahern

Michael Ahern

Senior Vice President – Project Development
Michael Burns

Mike Burns

Senior Vice President – Operations
Michael Auger

Michael Auger

Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary
Nina Axelson

Nina Axelson

Vice President – Public Relations
Pam Sarne

Pam Sarne

Vice President – Accounting

Board of Directors

Mark Rancone

Mark Rancone

Chairperson
Heidi Conrad

Heidi Conrad

Rassoul Dastmozd, PhD

Rassoul Dastmozd, PhD

Pat Hamilton

Patrick Hamilton

Ken Peterson

Ken Peterson

Kris Taylor

Kris Taylor

Pat Wolf

Pat Wolf

David Ybarra

David Ybarra

Ken Smith

Ken Smith

Ex Officio

Former Mayor, George Latimer

George Latimer

Director Emeritus
Susan Sands

Susan Sands

Director Emerita
Barbara Lukermann

Barbara Lukermann

Director Emerita
Bernard St. Peter

Bernard St. Peter

Director Emeritus
Robert Lowe

Robert Lowe

Director Emeritus