Patrick Heavey has spent his entire 39 year career in the electric power industry. His experience includes electrical construction, maintenance, engineering and automation. He has a BSEE from Portland State University, and has been involved in engineering and applications of protective relays and distribution automation for PacifiCorp, ABB, and S&C Electric. Mr. Heavey currently serves as the Application Director for western United States for S&C. He is a member of the IEEE PES, and a Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Oregon.