Mark Carpenter is senior vice president of transmission and distribution operations at Oncor. Over his 42-year career, Mr. Carpenter has held various field management and engineering management positions in transmission and distribution, primarily in the transmission and substation area of Oncor and its predecessor companies. These include distribution superintendent, transmission superintendent, substation engineering manager, director of system protection and director of engineering. His most recent positions include vice president and chief information officer, and vice president and chief technology officer. He was responsible for development and implementation of the advanced metering system and its integration with the outage management system.
Mr. Carpenter has a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Texas Tech. He is a member of the IEEE Power System Relaying Committee and was the vice-chair of the NERC System Protection and Control Task Force when it was initially formed following the 2003 northeast blackout. He is a member of the Texas Society of Professional Engineers and is a Registered Professional Engineer in Texas.