EE Commission Member

Don Sturtevant

Corporate Energy Manager

Don Sturtevant is the Corporate Energy Manager of J.R. Simplot Company where he is responsible for the energy portfolio of one of the largest privately-held corporations in the United States consisting of AgriBusiness, Land and Livestock, and Food Group Divisions. In this role, he successfully developed and integrated a company-wide energy optimization program that is endorsed by the CEO and senior corporate leadership and became both a DOE Save Energy Now LEADER and an EPA Energy Star partner. Don received a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Idaho and is an Honor Graduate of both the Army Basic Officer’s Course and Basic Non-Commissioned Officer’s course receiving the prestigious Lynch leadership award. He also he serves on many boards throughout the Northwest and is an advisory committee member to the Climate Registry. In addition to his civilian life, Don spent over twenty years in the Idaho Army National Guard.