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Photo: Front row, from left: Jim Piro, Randy Miller, Gwyneth Gamble Booth, Peggy Fowler, Barbara Parr; Back row, from left: Jim Lobdell, Dave Carboneau, Dave Robertson, Kregg Arntson, Carol Dillin
Not pictured: Jardon Jaramillo

Kregg Arntson, Executive Director
Kregg is the director of Corporate Social Responsibility at Portland General Electric which oversees PGE’s community investment and corporate responsibility initiatives, including corporate and foundation grantmaking, employee giving and volunteer engagement, safety/energy education programs and sustainability. In May 2014, Kregg was elected executive director of the PGE Foundation. Kregg joined PGE in 1996 and has held a number of positions including serving as PGE’s public information officer and managing PGE’s internal and external communications. He is a graduate of Boston University’s School of Management with a degree in business administration and finance. Among his many community volunteer activities, Kregg currently serves as a board member of Grantmakers of Oregon and SW Washington and Portland Opera. An advocate for arts education, he is chair of Regional Arts and Culture Council’s Work for Art program and a member of their arts education committee. He also serves on the Timbers Community Fund board.

Gwyneth Gamble Booth, Chair
Gwyneth’s leadership within Oregon’s philanthropic community has created far-reaching impact for more than three decades. She was the first woman to be named to the board of directors of Portland General Electric in 1981, and has been chair of the PGE Foundation since its inception in 1997. A former television journalist for Oregon Public Broadcasting, Gwyneth was honored with a star in the pavement outside of the Portland Performing Arts Center for her passionate commitment to community service, including the arts. Gwyneth and her late husband, Brian, are past recipients of the Portland First Citizen Award and of SOLVE’s Tom McCall Leadership Award. For the past 23 years, Gwyneth has volunteered as a facilitator at the Dougy Center for Grieving Children and Families and she has served on numerous boards of directors. Currently, she is the chair of the Portland Japanese Garden Society board.
Dave Robertson, President
Dave joined Portland General Electric in 2004, was appointed as vice president of public policy in 2009 and joined the PGE Foundation board in 2010. He was elected president of the foundation board in May 2014. A native Oregonian, Dave earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from Willamette University. He currently serves on the boards of directors for the Portland Business Alliance, the Oregon Business Association and the Governor’s Regional Solutions team. Previously, Dave served as chair of the SOLVE board, subcommittee chair on the Governor’s Transportation Vision Panel and Governor’s appointee to the Columbia River Gorge Commission.
James Lobdell, Treasurer
In March of 2013, James Lobdell was appointed senior vice president of Finance, CFO, Treasurer of Portland General Electric and the treasurer of the PGE Foundation. James has been with PGE for 32 years and brings a wide range of experience to his new role. In addition to serving more than a decade as vice president of Power Operations & Resource Strategy, he has served as vice president of Financial Risk Management and as an executive of two former PGE affiliates, Portland General Distribution Co. and Portland General Holdings. He earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Oregon in 1984 and is a former Certified Managerial Accountant. He is a member of the FM Global Advisory Committee and formerly held executive positions with Pacific Northwest Utilities Conference Committee, and several regional and state energy-related committees, including the University of Oregon Economic Forum, the Western Electric Industry Leaders, WSPP, Inc., BPA Collaborative Committee and continues to serve as senior fellow for American Leadership Forum and board member of the ALS Association of Oregon and SW Washington.
Barbara Parr, Secretary
Barbara has been a legal assistant at Portland General Electric since December 2013, supporting lawyers working in regulatory, environmental and other areas. She was appointed secretary of the PGE Foundation in June of 2016. She has been a member of NALS, the Association for Legal Professionals, since 1992 and currently serves as treasurer for NALS of Portland and is also on the board of directors for NALS of Oregon Scholarship Fund, Inc. She is an active volunteer with Northwest Pilot Project and various other community nonprofits.
Board Members
Gwyneth Gamble Booth, Board Chair (see above)

Dave Carboneau
Dave retired from Portland General Electric in 2003 after more than 30 years of service and has served on the PGE Foundation board since its inception. Since his retirement Dave has focused on the development of affordable housing. His efforts include multi-family projects on Portland’s east side and a prefab project in Haiti. He is also an ardent supporter of quality public education, volunteering on various task forces to improve student outcomes. He has been an active board of directors member for various community nonprofits including the Portland State University Foundation, the Oregon Symphony, Junior Achievement and JOIN.
Carol Dillin
Carol has served as vice president of customer strategies & business development at Portland General Electric since 2009, after having served four years as vice president of public policy. She is a graduate of the University of Oregon with bachelor's degrees in journalism and Spanish. Throughout her 29 years at PGE, Carol has been actively engaged in the community and now serves on the board of directors for the BEST Foundation, and also serves on the Business Advisory Committee at Portland State University. She currently serves as the C-Chair for the Edison Electric Institute’s Electrification Task Force, as well as Chairperson for the annual Marketing Executives Conference. Previously, Carol served on the boards of American Heart Association and Oregon Mentors, and as president of the SOLVE board.
Peggy Fowler
Peggy retired from PGE in 2009 as president and CEO after 35 years of service in various capacities within the company. She then served on the PGE corporate board until May, 2012. Peggy has been an unwavering advocate for volunteerism and its essential role in community building. During her career at PGE, she served on the boards of directors of many Oregon nonprofits, including the George Fox University, Oregon Historical Society and Oregon Association of Independent Colleges & Universities. Peggy currently serves on the boards of Cambia, Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon and Hawaiian Electric Industries, and she is chair of the Umpqua Bank board.
Jardon Jaramillo
Jardon serves as controller at Portland General Electric. Jardon previously worked as Director of Compensation and Benefits, where we worked after joining the company as a Senior Financial Analyst. Before joining PGE in 2011 Jardon served as a manager at Deloitte in the consulting and audit practices. He has served the community on the board of Metropolitan Family Services, The Community Housing Fund and the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. He is passionate about mentoring and creating opportunities for young professionals to be their best selves.
Randy Miller
Randy is a former member of the board of Portland General Electric, and became a board member of the PGE Foundation when it was created in 1997. A native of Portland, Randy has served on dozens of civic boards over the years, most recently on the World Affairs Council, Oregon Sports Authority, the Community Investment Initiative and several business boards. Randy served on the original board of Portland Ambassadors which was formed to attract and retain businesses in the region. He currently serves on the board of Greater Portland Inc., the successor organization to the Ambassadors. He is also a diplomatic consul to the Republic of Lithuania.
Jim Piro
Jim has served as president and chief executive officer of Portland General Electric since 2009 and has more than 41 years of experience in the utility business. Prior to becoming CEO of PGE, he served in a variety of roles, most recently as executive vice president of finance, chief financial officer and treasurer. A graduate of Oregon State University with a degree in civil engineering, Jim serves on several local boards of directors, is chair of Greater Portland Inc. and the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Investment Council and is co-chair of SOLVE’s Founders’ Circle. He is also engaged in the business and utility industries and serves on the boards of the Oregon Business Council and the Edison Electric Institute. He is a member of the Electrification Coalition, a national group of business leaders advocating for policies that support electric vehicles.