Ronald D. Pate
Vice President, Operations and Technical Services - Ameren Illinois
Ron Pate is vice president, Operations and Technical Services for Ameren Illinois. In his current role, Pate is responsible for electric and natural-gas distribution and maintenance, technical services and engineering, and electric and natural-gas outage response for Ameren Illinois.
Pate has held numerous positions on both the electric and gas side of the business, most recently as vice president of Regional Operations for the southern half of the Ameren Illinois service territory.
Pate is chairman of the Illinois Energy Association, and currently serves on the boards of the Midwest Energy Association and Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Central Illinois. He is also a member of the AGA Operations Managing Committee. Pate holds a bachelor’s degree from Southern Illinois University.