M. Lee Pelton

M. Lee Pelton

President, Emerson College

Lee Pelton chairs PGE’s Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and is a member of the Audit 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.

Independent Director