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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jack Davis

69 2015 Independent Chairman of the Board

James Piro

63 2009 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

James Lobdell

57 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President - Finance, Treasurer

William Nicholson

57 2011 Senior Vice President - Customer Service, Transmission and Distribution

Maria Pope

51 2013 Senior Vice President - Power Supply and Operations, and Resource Strategy

Kristin Stathis

52 2011 Vice President - Customer Service Operations

Campbell Henderson

62 2006 Chief Information Officer, Vice President - Information Technology

J. Jeffrey Dudley

67 2007 Vice President, Corporate Compliance Officer, General Counsel

Larry Bekkedahl

55 2014 Vice President - Transmission and Distribution

Carol Dillin

58 2009 Vice President - Customers Strategies and Business Development

BRADLEY JENKINS

52 2015 Vice President, Power Supply Generation

ANNE MERSEREAU

53 2016 Vice President, Human Resources, Diversity, Inclusion and Administration

W. David Robertson

49 2009 Vice President - Public Policy

Christopher Liddle

2016 Corporate Finance and Investor Relations Manager & Assistant Treasurer

John Ballantine

70 2004 Independent Director

Rodney Brown

60 2007 Independent Director

David Dietzler

72 2006 Independent Director

Kirby Dyess

69 2009 Independent Director

Mark Ganz

55 2006 Independent Director

Kathryn Jackson

58 2014 Independent Director

Neil Nelson

57 2006 Independent Director

M. Lee Pelton

65 2006 Independent Director

Charles Shivery

70 2014 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Jack Davis

Mr. Jack E. Davis is Independent Chairman of the Board of Portland General Electric Company. Mr. Davis served as Chief Executive Officer of Arizona Public Service Company (“APS”), Arizona’s largest electricity provider, from September 2002 until his retirement in March 2008 and as President of APS from October 1998 to October 2007. Mr. Davis also served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Pinnacle West Capital Corporation (”Pinnacle West”) from September 2003 to March 2008 and as a director of Pinnacle West from January 2001 to March 2008 and a director of APS from October 1998 to May 2008. Pinnacle West is the parent company of APS. During his 35 years at APS, Mr. Davis held executive and management positions in various areas of the company including commercial operations, generation and transmission, customer service, and power operations. Mr. Davis has served on the boards of the Edison Electric Institute and the National Electric Reliability Council. He also served as Chairman of the Western Systems Coordinating Council in 2000. We believe that Mr. Davis’ qualifications to serve on our board include his extensive knowledge of the utility industry, his experience as Chief Executive Officer, senior executive and director of APS and his experience as President, Chief Operating Officer, senior executive and director of Pinnacle West.

James Piro

Mr. James J. Piro is a President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Portland General Electric Company. Mr. Piro has served as President and Chief Executive Officer since March 1, 2009 and as President and Co-Chief Executive Officer from January 1, 2009 to March 1, 2009. He was appointed to the Board of Directors effective January 1, 2009 in conjunction with his appointment as President and Co-Chief Executive Officer. From July 2002 to December 2008, he served as Executive Vice President Finance, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. From May 2001 to July 2002, he served as Senior Vice President Finance, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. From November 2000 to May 2001, he served as Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. Prior to November 2000, he served in various positions with the company, including Vice President, Business Development and General Manager, Planning Support, Analysis and Forecasting.

James Lobdell

Mr. James F. Lobdell is a Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President - Finance, Treasurer of Portland General Electric Company, since March 1, 2013. He served as Vice President - Power Operations and Resource Strategy of the Company until March 1, 2013. Mr. Lobdell served as Vice President, Power Operations from September 2002 until August 2, 2004; served as Vice President, Risk Management Reporting, Controls and Credit from May 2001 until September 2002.

William Nicholson

Mr. William O. Nicholson is a Senior Vice President - Customer Service, Transmission and Distribution of Portland General Electric Company. He served as Vice President, Distribution and Operations from August 2009 until appointed to current position. Served as Vice President, Customers and Economic Development from May 2007 until August 2009. Served as General Manager, Distribution Western Region from April 2004 until May 2007. Served as General Manager, Distribution Line Operations and Services from February 2002 until April 2004.

Maria Pope

Ms. Maria MacGregor Pope is Senior Vice President - Power Supply and Operations, and Resource Strategy of Portland General Electric Company. She served as Served as Senior Vice President, Finance, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer from January 1, 2009 to March 1, 2013. Prior to joining PGE, Ms. Pope served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Mentor Graphics Corporation, a software company based in Wilsonville, Oregon, since July 2007. Prior to joining Mentor Graphics, Ms. Pope was Vice President and General Manager, Wood Products Division of Pope & Talbot, Inc, a pulp and wood products company, from December 2003 to April 2007. Ms. Pope served as a member of PGE’s Board of Directors from January 2006 to December 2008. During her tenure on the PGE board, she served as a member of the Audit Committee and Finance Committee.

Kristin Stathis

Mr. Kristin A. Stathis is a Vice President - Customer Service Operations of Portland General Electric Company. He served as general manager of Revenue Operations from August 2009 until May 2011. Served as assistant treasurer and manager of Corporate Finance from October 2005 until July 2009. Served as general manager of Power Supply Risk Management from August 2003 until September 2005.

Campbell Henderson

Mr. Campbell A. Henderson is a Chief Information Officer, Vice President - Information Technology of Portland General Electric Company. He served as Chief Information Officer and General Manager, Information Technology from August 2005 until appointed to current position.

J. Jeffrey Dudley

Mr. J. Jeffrey Dudley is a Vice President, Corporate Compliance Officer, General Counsel of Portland General Electric Company, since August 10, 2007. He has served as Associate General Counsel from May 2001 until appointed to current position and was the lead regulatory attorney on state and federal matters.

Larry Bekkedahl

Mr. Larry N. Bekkedahl is Vice President, Transmission and Distribution of Portland General Electric Company. He served as Senior Vice President of Transmission Services at Bonneville Power Administration from June 2012 to August 2014, and Vice President of Engineering and Technical Services from April 2008 to June 2012. Prior to joining Bonneville Power Administration, served as Director of Engineering and Technical Services for Clark Public Utilities from 2001 to 2008.

Carol Dillin

Ms. Carol A. Dillin is a Vice President - Customers Strategies and Business Development of Portland General Electric Company. She served as Vice President, Public Policy from February 2004 until appointed to current position. Served as Director of Public Affairs and Corporate Communications from April 1998 until February 2004.

BRADLEY JENKINS

Mr. Bradley Y. Jenkins is a Vice President, Power Supply Generation of Portland General Electric Company. Mr. Jenkins Served as General Manager, Diversified Plant Operations, from November 2013 until appointed to current position. Served as Plant General Manager, Boardman Power Plant from September 2012 to November 2013 and as Operations Manager, Boardman Power Plant from March 2012 to September 2012. Prior to joining PGE, Mr. Jenkins served in a variety of leadership and management roles in the utility industry with 24 years of experience in large generating facilities. He served as Maintenance Manager for Sandvik Special Metals from March 2011 to March 2012, as Lead Maintenance Assessor for Tecmer from February 2011 to March 2011, and as Maintenance Manager for Energy Northwest from April 2006 to November 2010. His experience also includes time at Entergy Louisiana, Entergy Nuclear South, Energy Northwest and Tennessee Valley Authority.

ANNE MERSEREAU

Ms. Anne F. Mersereau is a Vice President, Human Resources, Diversity, Inclusion and Administration of Portland General Electric Company. Ms. Mersereau Served as Employee Services Manager for Human Resources from January 2014 until appointed to current position. As Employee Services Manager, she led Human Resources Operations, including Systems Reporting and Analytics, Payroll, Human Resources Service Center, and Health Services. Served as Consultant to Change Management from January 2012 to January 2014 and as Human Resources Business Partner from July 2009 to December 2011. Prior to joining PGE, served as Senior Consultant for Waldron, a global human resources consulting firm, from December 2008 to July 2009 and held various positions with Marsh USA from January 2000 to October 2006, most recently as Managing Director and U.S. Region Human Resources Director.

W. David Robertson

Mr. W. David Robertson is a Vice President - Public Policy of Portland General Electric Company. He served as Director of Government Affairs from June, 2004 until appointed to current position.

Christopher Liddle

John Ballantine

Mr. John W. Ballantine is an Independent Director of Portland General Electric Company. Mr. Ballantine has been an active, self-employed private investor since 1998, when he retired from First Chicago NBD Corporation where he had most recently served as Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Management Officer. During his 28-year career with First Chicago, Mr. 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. Mr. 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 investment oversight committee of Deutsche Funds. We believe that Mr. Ballantine’s qualifications to serve on our board include his extensive experience in finance and risk management, his experience in various executive and leadership roles for First Chicago NBD Corporation, as well as his experience on the boards of other companies. Mr. Ballantine’s expertise in finance and risk management is of great value to the board, given the company’s significant ongoing and anticipated capital programs and the company’s focus on enterprise risk management.

Rodney Brown

Mr. Rodney L. Brown, Jr., is an Independent Director of Portland General Electric Company. Mr. Brown is Managing Partner with Cascadia Law Group PLLC, a Seattle, Washington law firm he founded in 1996, which specializes in environmental law in the Pacific Northwest. From 1992 to 1996, Mr. Brown was a Managing Partner at the Seattle office of Morrison & Foerster, LLP, a large international law firm. We believe that Mr. Brown’s qualifications to serve on our board include his experience as an environmental lawyer, his extensive knowledge of environmental laws and regulations to which the company is subject, his general knowledge of government and public affairs, and his experience as a management consultant for organizations handling large infrastructure projects and projects with challenging environmental issues.

David Dietzler

Mr. David A. Dietzler is an Independent Director of Portland General Electric Company. Mr. Dietzler was 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, which included serving on the firm’s board of directors, including the governance, nominating, and board process and evaluation committee, and 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. Mr. Dietzler has served on the boards of Columbia Banking System, Inc. and Columbia State Bank since April 2013 and also serves as chair on the audit committee of each of those boards. He also serves on the board of directors of Columbia Trust Company. Mr. Dietzler served on the board of directors of West Coast Bancorp and as chair of the audit committee from January 2012 to April 2013 when West Coast Bancorp was acquired by Columbia Banking System, Inc. We believe that Mr. Dietzler’s qualifications to serve on our board include his 37 years of experience auditing public companies and working with audit committees of public companies, his experience as a director of KPMG LLP, his knowledge of Securities and Exchange Commission filing requirements, financial reporting, internal control and compliance requirements, and the experience he acquired through his leadership roles for the Pacific Northwest offices of KPMG.

Kirby Dyess

Ms. Kirby A. Dyess is an Independent Director of Portland General Electric Company. Ms. Dyess is a principal in Austin Capital Management LLC, where she evaluates, invests in, and assists early stage companies in the Pacific Northwest. In addition, she serves on the board of Itron, Inc. She also is chair of the compensation committee of Itron, Inc. She has served on the audit committees of Itron, Inc. and Menasha Corporation, the governance committees of Merix Corporation, Itron, Inc., Viasystems Group, Inc. and Menasha Corporation, and as chair of the compensation committee of Viasystems Group, Inc. She also serves as chair of the board of directors of Prolifiq Software, a provider of sales content management and compliance software, and as a member of the board of directors of Compli, a provider of workforce compliance management software. Prior to forming Austin Capital Management LLC in 2003, Ms. Dyess spent 23 years in various executive and management positions at Intel Corporation, most recently serving as Corporate Vice President of Intel Corporation from 1994 to 2002. Her assignments included Director of Intel Capital Operations from June 2001 to December 2002, Director of Strategic Acquisitions/New Business Development from November 1996 to June 2001, and Director of Worldwide Human Resources from January 1993 to November 1996. We believe that Ms. Dyess’ qualifications to serve on our board include the experience she acquired during her career at Intel Corporation in the areas of risk management, human resources, operations, government relations, mergers and acquisitions, sales and marketing, information technology, and the initiation of start-up businesses, and her experience serving on boards of other companies.

Mark Ganz

Mr. Mark B. Ganz is an Independent Director of Portland General Electric Company. Mr. Ganz has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Cambia Health Solutions, Inc. (formerly The Regence Group), a parent corporation of various companies offering health, life and disability products and services, including BlueCross and BlueShield trademarked plans, since 2004. Prior to holding his current position, Mr. Ganz served as President and Chief Operating Officer of The Regence Group from 2003 to 2004 and President of Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon from 2001 to 2003. He was Senior Vice President, Chief Legal & Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary of The Regence Group from 1996 to 2001. Mr. Ganz also serves on the board of directors of Cambia Health Solutions, Inc. and on the board of directors and the audit and compliance committee of The Trizetto Group, Inc., a privately held company that provides technology solutions for health care management.

Kathryn Jackson

Dr. Kathryn J. Jackson is an Independent Director of Portland General Electric Company. Ms. Jackson has served as the Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President of Research & Technology at Westinghouse Electric Company, LLC, a nuclear energy company, since 2009. Prior to holding her current position, Ms. Jackson served as the Vice President of Strategy, Research & Technology at Westinghouse Electric Company, LLC from 2008 to 2009. Prior to joining Westinghouse Electric Company, LLC, Ms. Jackson worked for 17 years at the Tennessee Valley Authority, where she held various executive positions. Since 2008, Ms. Jackson has served on the Board of Directors of the Independent System Operator of New England (“ISO New England”) - the grid system operator for the six New England states - where she has served as Chair of the Board of Directors, Chair of the Compensation and Human Resources Committee and a member of the System Planning and Reliability Committee. The interlock rules of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission generally prohibit persons from concurrently serving on the boards of two unaffiliated public utilities. Accordingly, Ms. Jackson has notified ISO New England that she will resign from the board, effective April 25, 2014, in order to join the PGE Board of Directors.

Neil Nelson

Mr. Neil J. Nelson is an Independent Director of Portland General Electric Company. Mr. Nelson has served as President and Chief Executive Officer 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. He previously served as Vice President of Operations of Siltronic from 2000 to 2003. From 1987 to 2000, he served in various positions with Mitsubishi Silicon America. Mr. Nelson also serves on the board of directors and the compensation committee of Siltronic Corporation. We believe that Mr. Nelson’s qualifications to serve on our board include his experience in overseeing company-wide and divisional operations for Siltronic Corporation and divisional operations for Mitsubishi Silicon America, his experience in overseeing manufacturing operations at the department, division and company-wide levels, his experience in risk oversight and environmental issues, his experience overseeing safety systems and the financial reporting process for Siltronic Corporation, and his experience in developing and overseeing compensation programs over the past 15 years for Siltronic Corporation and, prior to that, for Mitsubishi Silicon America.

M. Lee Pelton

Dr. M. Lee Pelton, Ph.D., is an Independent Director of Portland General Electric Company. Dr. Pelton has served as President of Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts since July 2011. From July 1999 to July 2011, he served as President of Willamette University in Salem, Oregon. From 1991 until 1998, he was Dean of Dartmouth College. Prior to 1991, he held faculty and administrative posts at Colgate University and Harvard University. Dr. Pelton also served on the board of directors of PLATO Learning, Inc. from March 2007 to May 2010. We believe that Dr. Pelton’s qualifications to serve on our board include his experience in leadership positions at several universities, his connections to the academic community, his knowledge in the area of university relations and collaborations, his experience serving on boards of other companies, and the unique perspective he brings to various issues considered by the board as a result of his academic background and accomplishments.

Charles Shivery

Mr. Charles W. Shivery is an Independent Director of Portland General Electric Company. Mr. Shivery served as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Northeast Utilities, New England’s largest utility system, from March 2004 until his retirement in April 2012 following the completion of the merger between Northeast Utilities and NSTAR. Following his retirement, he served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Northeast Utilities from April 2012 to October 2013, and as a member of the Board of Trustees from October 2013 to May 2014. From 2007 to 2012, Mr. Shivery also served as Chairman of the boards of several wholly-owned subsidiaries of Northeast Utilities, including The Connecticut Light and Power Company, Public Service Company of New Hampshire, Western Massachusetts Electric Company and Yankee Gas Services Company. Prior to joining Northeast Utilities in 2002, Mr. 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. Mr. Shivery is a director of Webster Financial Corporation and is chair of the compensation committee and a member of the executive committee. Mr. Shivery also is a director of Energy Insurance Mutual Limited. We believe that Mr. Shivery’s qualifications to serve on our board include his nearly 40 years of experience in the utility industry, including policy-making level director and executive officer positions while employed at Constellation Energy Group, Inc. and Northeast Utilities, and his senior management level experience in capital and financial markets and credit markets throughout his career at Constellation Energy and Northeast Utilities.