Board of Directors

John W. Ballantine
John Ballantine is the chair of PGE's Finance Committee and a member of the Compensation and Human Resources Committee.
 
Ballantine has been an active, self-employed private investor since 1998, when he retired from First Chicago NBD Corporation where he most recently served as executive vice president and Chief Risk Management Officer. 
 
During his 28-year career with First Chicago, Ballantine was responsible for international banking operations, New York operations, Latin American banking, corporate planning, U.S. financial institutions business and a variety of trust operations. 
 
Ballantine also serves as a director of Deutsche Funds, as a member of the audit committee and the nominating and governance committee of Deutsche Funds, and as chair of the fixed income and asset allocation oversight committee of Deutsche Funds. 
 
He holds a BA from Washington & Lee University and an MBA from the University of Michigan. 
Member of the Compensation and Human Resources Committee
Chair of the Finance Committee
Rodney L. Brown Jr.
Elected 2007
Rodney Brown is a member of PGE's Finance Committee and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. 
 
Brown is managing partner with Cascadia Law Group PLLC, a Seattle law firm he founded, which specializes in environmental law in the Pacific Northwest. He is also the principal author of Washington's Superfund law, the Model Toxics Control Act. 
 
Brown is President of the Washington Environmental Council and serves on the board of the Northwest Pollution Prevention Resource Center. 
 
He received his J.D. degree from University of Texas School of Law and a bachelor of arts in political science from Baylor University.
Member of the Finance Committee
Member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee since 2007
Jack E. Davis
Jack Davis is chairman of the PGE board and a member of PGE's Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.
 
Davis served as CEO of Arizona Public Service Company, Arizona’s largest electricity provider, from September 2002 until his retirement in March 2008. 
 
During his 35 years at APS, he held executive and management positions in various areas of the company, including commercial operations, generation and transmission, customer service, and power operations. 
 
Davis currently serves as vice chairman of the board of the Arizona Community Foundation. 
 
He earned bachelor's degrees in Medical Technology and Electrical Engineering from New Mexico State University.
Member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
David A. Dietzler
David Dietzler is a member of PGE's Audit Committee, and a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. 
 
Dietzler has been a certified public accountant for over 40 years and retired as a partner of KPMG LLP, a public accounting firm, in 2005. 
 
During his last 10 years with KPMG LLP he served in both administrative and client service roles. These included serving on the firm’s board of directors, and he was the Pacific Northwest partner in charge of the Audit Practice for KPMG’s offices in Anchorage, Boise, Billings, Portland, Salt Lake City, and Seattle, as well as the managing partner of the Portland office. 
 
Dietzler currently serves on the boards of Columbia Banking System, Inc., Columbia State Bank and West Coast Trust.
 
He holds bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of North Dakota. 
Member of the Audit Committee
Member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
Kirby A. Dyess
Kirby Dyess is the chair of PGE's Compensation and Human Resources Committee and a member of the Audit Committee.
 
Dyess is a principal in Austin Capital Management LLC, where she evaluates, invests in, and assists early stage companies in the Pacific Northwest. 
 
She serves on the boards of Itron, Inc, Viasystems Group, Inc. and Compli. Additionally, she serves as chair of the board of directors of Prolifiq Software and is currently a member of the Oregon Health & Science University Governing Board.
 
Prior to forming Austin Capital Management LLC, Dyess spent 23 years in various executive and management positions at Intel Corporation, most recently serving as corporate vice president of Intel Corporation. 
 
She earned a bachelor's degree in physics from the University of Idaho. 
Member of the Audit Committee since 2009
Chair of the Compensation and Human Resources Committee
Mark B. Ganz
Mark Ganz is a member of PGE's Audit Committee and the Compensation and Human Resources Committee.
 
Ganz serves as president and CEO of Cambia Health Solutions, Inc., a parent corporation of 22 companies offering products and services in the healthcare sector, including BlueCross and BlueShield health plans, to providers of care, consumers and employers. 
 
He has been with Cambia Health Solutions, Inc. since 1992, holding various positions, including president, chief operating officer, and chief legal and compliance officer and corporate secretary. 
 
Ganz serves on the board of directors of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, Boy Scouts of America Cascade Pacific Council, University of Portland Board of Regents and Oregon Business Council.
 
He earned both his undergraduate and law degrees from Georgetown University. 
Member of the Audit Committee
Member of the Compensation and Human Resources Committee
Kathryn J. Jackson
Elected 2015
Kathryn Jackson is a member of PGE’s Compensation and Human Resources Committee and Finance Committee.
 
Jackson is a director of Hydro One Inc., an electricity transmission and distribution company headquartered in Toronto, Canada. 
 
Prior to Hydro One Inc., Jackson served as senior vice president and chief technology officer of RTI International Metals and chief technology officer and senior vice president of research and technology at Westinghouse Electric Company, LLC, a nuclear plant, fuel, and services company.  
 
Jackson serves on the Electricity Industry Center Advisory Board at Carnegie Mellon University, the Carnegie Mellon University Engineering School Dean’s Advisory Board, the Electricity Institute Advisory Board at the University of Pittsburgh, and the Industry Advisory Board at Oregon State University School of Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering. 
 
She holds a doctorate and masters in engineering and public policy from Carnegie Mellon University, a master’s in industrial engineering management from the University of Pittsburgh, and a bachelor of science in physics from Grove City College. 
 
Member of the Compensation and Human Resources Committee
Member of the Finance Committee
Recent Stock Transactions by Kathryn J. Jackson
Date Type Shares Traded Price Range
May 1, 2015 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,130 n/a
May 7, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,267 n/a
May 2, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 418 n/a
Apr. 26, 2014 Statement of Ownership 0 n/a
Neil J. Nelson
Neil Nelson is Chairman of PGE's Audit Committee and Compensation and a member of the Human Resources Committee.
 
Nelson has served as president and CEO of Siltronic Corporation, a global leader in the market for hyperpure silicon wafers and a partner to many top-tier chip manufacturers, since July 2003. Nelson also serves on the board of directors of Siltronic Corporation.
 
Prior to Siltronic Corporation, Nelson served in various positions with Mitsubishi Silicon America, including vice president of operations. 
 
He received his bachelor of science in chemical engineering from Brigham Young University. 
Chair of the Audit Committee
Member of the Compensation and Human Resources Committee
M. Lee Pelton
Lee Pelton is a member of PGE's Finance Committee, and he chairs the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.
 
Pelton was appointed Emerson College's twelfth president in July of 2011. A recognized leader in higher education, Pelton has also served as president of Willamette University, dean of the college at Colgate University and Dartmouth College, and dean of one of Harvard's 13 undergraduate colleges.
 
He holds a doctorate from Harvard University and an undergraduate degree in English and psychology from Wichita State University, where he graduated magna cum laude.
Member of the Finance Committee
Chair of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
Jim Piro
Jim Piro has more than 40 years' experience in the utility business. Before becoming CEO in 2009, he served nine years as executive vice president of Finance, chief financial officer and treasurer. 
 
Piro serves on several boards and is chair of Greater Portland Inc. and the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Investment Council. 
 
He is a member of the Oregon Global Warming Commission and is active in the business and utility industries, both locally and nationally, serving on the boards of the Oregon Business Council and the Edison Electric Institute. 
 
He is also a member of the Electrification Coalition, a national group of business leaders advocating for policies that support electric vehicles. 
 
He serves also on the Oregon State University Foundation and the PGE Foundation.
 
Piro earned a bachelor's degree in civil engineering with an emphasis in structural engineering from Oregon State University.
Recent Stock Transactions by Jim Piro
Date Type Shares Traded Price Range
Feb. 18, 2015 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 39,081 n/a
Feb. 18, 2015 Disposition (Non Open Market) 15,966 37.19
Feb. 18, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 30,210 n/a
Feb. 18, 2014 Disposition (Non Open Market) 10,960 31.72
Feb. 19, 2013 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 37,674 n/a
Feb. 19, 2013 Disposition (Non Open Market) 14,208 29.08
Feb. 21, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 42,734 n/a
Feb. 21, 2012 Disposition (Non Open Market) 14,529 25.14
Mar. 4, 2010 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 8,037 n/a
Mar. 4, 2010 Disposition (Non Open Market) 2,848 18.83
Jul. 15, 2009 Disposition (Non Open Market) 4 20.05
Jul. 15, 2009 Option Execute 14 n/a
Jul. 13, 2009 Disposition (Non Open Market) 420 19.38
Jul. 13, 2009 Option Execute 120 n/a
Feb. 19, 2009 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 9,426 n/a
Feb. 19, 2009 Disposition (Non Open Market) 3,394 17.24
Jul. 15, 2008 Disposition (Non Open Market) 3 22.75
Jul. 15, 2008 Option Execute 11 n/a
Jul. 13, 2008 Disposition (Non Open Market) 401 23.32
Jul. 13, 2008 Option Execute 64 n/a
Jul. 16, 2007 Disposition (Non Open Market) 3 27.84
Jul. 16, 2007 Option Execute 9 n/a
Jul. 13, 2007 Disposition (Non Open Market) 387 28.10
Jul. 13, 2007 Option Execute 26 n/a
Jul. 13, 2006 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 3,205 n/a
Charles W. Shivery
Charles Shivery is a member of the Audit Committee and the Finance Committee.
 
Shivery served as chairman, president and CEO of Northeast Utilities, New England’s largest utility system, from 2004 until his retirement in 2012, following the completion of the merger between Northeast Utilities and NSTAR.
 
Prior to joining Northeast Utilities in 2002, Shivery worked for 29 years at Constellation Energy Group, Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiary, Baltimore Gas & Electric Company, where he served in various executive positions, including co-president of Constellation Energy Group.
 
He is a director of Webster Financial Corporation and is Chair of the Compensation Committee and a member of the Executive Committee. Shivery also is a director of Energy Insurance Mutual Limited. 
Member of the Audit Committee
Member of the Finance Committee

Stock transaction information provided by EDGAR Online. Portland General Electric Company makes no representation or warranty with respect to any of the information contained herein, takes no responsibility for supplementing, updating or correcting any such information and shall have no liability with respect to any such information. This listing does not include derivatives, such as stock option grants or shares purchased through an employee stock purchase plan. For recent transactions, including derivative transactions, see our Section 16 SEC filings page.

Image

Contact Us

You can reach PGE’s Investor Relations department 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT, Monday through Friday.

Image

Investor FAQs

Do you have questions about investing in Portland General Electric Company? Find your answers here.

Image

Annual Reports

Download the latest Annual Report and Proxy Statement.