Rassoul Dastmozd, PhD

Rassoul Dastmozd, PhD

Dr. Rassoul Dastmozd represents District Energy’s medium-sized customers. Dastmozd is the president of Saint Paul College. Prior to joining Saint Paul College, he served as vice president of instruction and workforce education at Clark College, the second largest community college in Washington State. Dastmozd is a first-generation college graduate who emigrated from Iran in the late 70s. His secondary educational journey launched at El Reno Junior College in El Reno, OK and led him to Colorado State University in Fort Collins, CO where he completed his Ph.D. in 2006. He teaching career began at Indian Hills Community College in 1985 and he became a department chair in 1992. Between 1999 and 2006, he served as an academic dean at Eastern Iowa Community Colleges District. Since 2005, Dr. Dastmozd has served as a mentor for the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) Mentor Link program. With an unwavering focus on student success and promoting diversity, Dr. Dastmozd believes that today’s college must “encourage a collective vision, promote collaboration and develop sustainable partnerships.”

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