Advisory Board Member
C. Patrick Woods is the Manager of Regulatory Strategy for ITC Great Plains, a Fortis Company, headquartered in Topeka, KS. In this role, Patrick manages the company’s involvement in regulatory proceedings in Kansas and Oklahoma, with a focus on transmission planning, cost allocation and rate policy. Additionally, he represents the company in various Regional Transmission Organization working groups and policy committees concerned with transmission pricing, revenue distribution, and other state regulatory interests.
In addition to his work at ITC, Patrick has served in a variety of leadership roles in the private sector and in state and local government, including stints as the Director of Talent Management & Diversity at Westar Energy, Director of Advancement for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Kansas, policy advisor and legislative liaison for Governor Kathleen Sebelius, and Director of Governmental Affairs for the Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services.