Tom Saldin served as Senior VP & General Counsel for IDACORP, Inc. & Idaho Power Company for five year until retiring in 2009. He was directly responsible for all legal affairs of the company and was a participant in all Board Meetings, Audit Committee & Governance Committee meetings. Prior to IDACORP, Mr. Saldin served for many years as Executive VP & General Counsel of Albertsons, a national leader in the Retail Food & Drug industry. His responsibilities included all legal aspects of the company as well as human resources, public affairs, and environmental affairs (including product quality and food safety).
Mr. Saldin currently serves on the Board of Directors of St. Luke’s Regional Medical Center, Boise Idaho, and has a long history of serving on Boards for business, public service, education, youth, and the arts such as Chambers of Commerce, Parents and Youth Against Drug Abuse (PAYADA) & the Idaho Shakespeare Festival. Mr. Saldin graduated with a B.A. degree from Carleton College in 1968, served in Vietnam, and in 1974 earned his J.D. from the University of Cincinnati College of Law.