Schuyler Burkhart was born and raised in Western Washington. He attended Tacoma Community College, graduated from the University of Washington in 1994 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering and is a licensed professional engineer.
Schuyler first joined the PUD as Engineering Director in March of 2014. Prior to that he served as a senior supervisor of the Tacoma Power Transmission and Distribution section. Over a 26 year career, he has held multiple engineering and project management roles, and supervised engineering, administrative, meter, substation, relay and line service crews.
Schuyler and his wife Laurie have seven children and live in East Grays Harbor County near Elma. They love to enjoy the beauty of Southwest Washington by taking road trips, camping, clam digging and fishing.