Patrick Pope

Patrick Pope
Former President/CEO
Nebraska Public Power District

About Patrick
B.A. '79, Electrical Engineering
Columbus, Neb.
Patrick L. Pope joined NPPD in December 1979 as an Electrical Engineer and has also held the positions of Distribution Planning Engineer, District Operations Superintendent, Regional Operations Superintendent, Regional Manager, Energy Control Center Manager and Vice President of Transmission Services.

He was appointed Vice President of Energy Delivery in October 2003. In November 2004, Pope was named Vice President of Energy Supply. In January 2008 he was appointed Vice President & Chief Operating Officer. In April 2011, he was appointed President & CEO. He left NPPD in 2020.

He is the current Chairman of the Large Public Power Council, a member of The Energy Authority Board of Directors, and is the Executive Sponsor for AFFORD (Alliance for Fuel Options, Reliability and Diversity).

Pope also serves on the boards of the Nebraska Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Columbus Airport Board of Commissioners. He is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Nebraska.