Chuck Wood

 

 

 

 

Ward 2

 

            COUNCILMEMBER BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

 

Name:  Chuck Wood

Ward: 2

Term Ending: 12/31/2020

 

  • Address: 414 NW 4th St.

  • Phone Number: 541-310-7306

  • E-mail: chuckwoodatwtechlink.us

Educational Information:

  • AA pre-engineering– Porterville Jr. College 1966

  • BSEE – Cal Poly – San Luis Obispo, CA 1969

  • Additional course work towards MSEE University of Santa Clara 1970 – 1975

  • General Electric Power Systems Engineering 1978 - 1979

  • University of Michigan Public Utility Executive Course. 1987

  • Registered Professional Engineer: California, Florida, Montana, Minnesota – all licenses retired

Current Occupation:

  •  Retired

Employment History:

  •  
  • PG&E San Francisco, Minnesota Power – Duluth Minnesota
  • Southern States Utilities – Apopka, Florida.
  • Private sector professional in planning, engineering, administration, human resources, customer service, and corporate management. 1970 – 1995
  • Former small business owner – Sentry Fire and Security, Whitefish, MT. 1996 – 1998
  • State of Oregon: Manager of employment offices in Pendleton and Milton-Freewater, Human Resources Manager Eastern Oregon Training Center and Blue Mountian Recovery Center. 1999 - 2008
  • Part-time personal trainer and class instructor – Round-Up Athletic Club 2009 – 2012

Community Service:

  • Planning Commissioner – Pendelton 2008 – 2012
  • Capital Improvement Committee – Pendleton 2007 – 2012
  • I-84/US395 Interchange Management Plan 2009
  • Pendleton Rotary club 1999 – present, Club President 2006 – 2007
  • Foundation Secretary 2009 – present
  • Ford Family Institute Leadership Program 2012 – present 
  • Oregon East Symphony and Chorale – past board member
  • Pendleton Men's Chorus 2008 - present;
  • Co-Founder and board member Pendleton On Wheels bicycle Club 2001 – present:
  • Region 12 Workforce Investment Board 2000 – 2003
  • Pendleton School Mentor 2008 – 2009
  • Main Street Cowboys board member and dress-up parade chair, 2000 – 2003
  • First Presbyterian Church – Elder, session 2006, vocal and handbell choir member 1999 - present  

Awards:

 Pendleton Chamber of Commerce Man of the Year 2010, Nikola Tesla Award for meritorious service to the electric power industry 1981.

Hobbies:

  • Skiing- downhill and cross country
  • Bicycling
  • Photography
  • Gardening
  • Messing around on the computer

Family:

  • Married Suzi 1966,
  • Children Eileen, Marseille, two grandchildren.