Patrick Woodcock

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  • Director, RGGI, Inc. Board of Directors

  • Commissioner, Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources

Patrick Woodcock was named DOER Commissioner in February 2020.  Formerly, the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs’ Undersecretary of Energy, Commissioner Woodcock was named Acting Commissioner in December 2019 and served in this role until his current appointment.     

Patrick Woodcock joined the Baker-Polito Administration in 2017 and serves as the Undersecretary of Energy in the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs. In that position, Woodcock oversees the Department of Energy Resources and the Department of Public Utilities, chairs the Energy Facilities Siting Board, and serves on the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center’s Investment Committee.

Prior to his time in the administration, Woodcock was Director of the Maine State Energy Office, a position he held from 2013 through 2016. Previously, Woodcock worked for United States Senator Olympia Snowe in her Washington, D.C. office. Woodcock graduated from Bowdoin College and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government.