Ethics and the

    Columbia River Treaty

    Righting Historic Wrongs

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     Brian Lipscomb

Brian Lipscomb, an enrolled member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, has spent his career of over 30 years managing resources across the Northwest.

Since 2012 he has been the CEO for SXʷNQ̓EʔELS L SUW̓EČM / KSUKIMUMA ʾA K̓AMUKWAʾITS, Incorporated d/b/a ENERGY KEEPERS, Inc., a corporation of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes established as an Independent Power Producer to acquire and operate the Séliš Ksanka QÍispé Dam and power plant. The facility generates 1.1 million megawatt hours of electricity on an annual average basis primarily sold into the wholesale markets of the Northwest.

His breadth of experience includes time with the US Forest Service, the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, and as the Executive Director of Columbia Basin Fish and Wildlife Authority. Brian has most enjoyed his work associated with the hydro power system of the Columbia Basin especially the Séliš Ksanka QÍispé Project, his degree in Civil Engineering from Montana State University has served him well in this passion.

Brian and his wife Allyson of nearly 33 years enjoy spending time with their two grown sons and their families. Hunting, fishing, skiing and camping are the favorite activities of the Lipscomb family, but bottom-line, anytime with their three grandchildren is their favorite time.

Contact Information: 

Brian Lipscomb, CEO

Energy Keepers Inc.

110 Main Street, Suite 304

Polson, MT

Office: 406-883-1113

Mobile: 406-274-0998