Pam Sporborg

Pathways Initiative Launch Committee

Pam Sporborg is the Director of Transmission and Market Services at Portland General Electric (PGE). Pam oversees PGE’s advocacy work on wholesale markets, transmission and interconnection rates and policy, market analytics, and operations technical training. Pam is an experienced regional leader, repressing investor-owned utilities on the CAISO’s Governance Review Committee. She has previously served as the Chair of the EIM Nominating Committee and the Chair of the EIM Regional Issues Forum. In her eight years at PGE, she has held positions in the Transmission Services, Power Operations, and FERC Compliance departments.

Prior to her work at PGE, Pam was an Analyst in the Office of Energy Policy and Innovation at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in Washington, DC. She was also a Presidential Management Fellow at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab and the Demand Response Team Lead at the Bonneville Power Administration.

Pam lives with her husband, Jeff and daughter, Adele. Pam earned her bachelor’s degree from Cornell University and a Masters in Public Administration from the Mark Hatfield School of Government at Portland State University. She is also on the Board of Young Audiences, a nonprofit that brings arts education into classrooms and the Advisory Board of the Portland Youth Philharmonic.