Jackie Flowers is the General Manager of Idaho Falls Power – a locally owned electric utility providing electric service to more than 26,000 metered customers in the City of Idaho Falls. Flowers manages a staff of 65 employees and a $70 million budget. In addition to providing electric service, the utility owns and maintains four hydropower plants along the Snake River in Idaho Falls, maintains nearly 450 miles of transmission & distribution lines, and manages the City’s dark fiber optic network. Flowers joined the utility in July 2006 as the first female manager in the utility’s 113 year history. Flowers, a Wyoming native, is a Registered Professional Engineer with a background in Civil Engineering and more than 20 years of experience, thirteen of which involve managing publicly owned utilities.
Flowers serves as the Governor Appointed Chair of the Board of Directors for the Idaho Strategic Energy Alliance representing public power interests in Idaho and is appointed to the Idaho Energy Resources Authority board. She serves on the Northwest Public Power Association Board of Trustees and the Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems Board of Directors. Flowers is also a member of the American Public Power Association, Idaho Consumer-Owned Utilities Association and Past-President for the Partnership for Science and Technology. Additionally, she is currently serving as President of the Idaho Falls Rotary Club No. 1041.
In 2010, the Partnership for Science and Technology awarded Flowers the Energy Advocate Award for exceptional leadership and devoted service to the advancement of energy initiatives.