Alan Hart

Dr. Alan Hart grew up in Pierce County, and after education and a career spent mainly on the east coast, retired and moved to Lakewood in 2001. Dr. Hart’s advanced degree and postdoctoral studies are in the fields of chemistry and engineering. He continues to maintain an active interest in the new developments in those fields.

During his career, Dr. Hart worked in a variety of areas including occupational safety and health, toxicology, environment, product safety, and quality. He also managed a design safety and operations review group for Union Carbide Corporation.

His engineering group conducted design safety, reliability, and quantitative risk studies on operations worldwide. After retirement and return to the Pacific Northwest he maintained his interest in chemistry by being an adjunct chemistry instructor at Tacoma Community College for 10 years.

He is a member of the Lakewood Public Safety Advisory Committee and volunteers with the Lakewood Police Department. He was also a member of the Lakewood Emergency Response and Preparedness Group, and a member of CERT. In 2011 Dr. Hart received the Governor’s Volunteer Award for his activities and is also a Credentialed Cooperative Director.

Dr. Hart believes that long-term planning and careful implementation of well-designed customer-oriented services are in the best interests of customers of Lakeview Light and Power.