Walter W. Haase

Walter W. Haase is general manager of the Navajo Tribal Utility Authority (NTUA). In 2008, he took over the helm of the multi-utility owned and operated by the Navajo Nation, the largest land-based Native American tribe in the United States. Haase began his public power career with a BSEE from the University of Illinois. He later earned his MBA degree from Keller Graduate School of Management at DeVry University. In addition to being a licensed professional engineer in Illinois and North Carolina, he is former chairman of the American Public Power Association. For the past 11 years at NTUA, he has been dedicated to finding avenues to connect the homes of thousands of Navajo families living without electricity.