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CONTACT: Cindy Blume at cblume@nmsu.edu or 575-646-4876 for any questions.

"THE BASICS" Practical Regulatory Training Courses

October 10-14, 2022

HYBRID

SHERATON UPTOWN • ALBUQUERQUE, NM

SIMULTANEOUS ONLINE LIVE VIA ZOOM

Zoom meetings will NOT be recorded. This course is designed to attend live as the concepts and topics build on themselves.  

NARUC Endorsed:

PROGRAM BROCHURES:

  • ELECTRIC INDUSTRY 
    • Course Materials: CLICK HERE and use password provided.
    • Register for Zoom: CLICK HERE
      • Use the name you registered under. Any names, aliases, etc. that are not registered will be removed from the meeting.

COURSE MATERIAL:

  • Course material will be provided in electronic format before the course begins.
  • Hard copies will NOT be provided. Individuals are on their own to bring their own hard copies.
IN-PERSON ATTENDANCE: Bringing a laptop, tablet, or similar device that is compatible with Adobe PDF and Microsoft Office is highly RECOMMENDED for in-class problems and to follow along with the presentation. Hard copies of the presentation material will not be provided.

HOTEL:

The SHERATON UPTOWN ALBUQUERQUE:

  • Conference room rate is $185 for single and $200 for double, which includes a full breakfast
  • Room rate reservation cut-off is September 16, 2022.
  • CLICK HERE to reserve your room in our block or call central reservations at 1.800.325.3535 and you must mention the NMSU Public Utility Basics.

REGISTER NOW

  • Online: CLICK HERE
  • Payment Options:
    • Credit card payments will have a non-refundable 2.75% fee added. MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover are accepted
    • Electronic Check is offered with no additional fees
    • Mail your check
    • Invoice your organization
  • Email or Phone-in: Fill out the enrollment form on the last page of the program brochure. Follow the instructions on the form for a preferred payment option.
  • COST:
    • In-person and simultaneous Zoom:
      • Company Representative = $1,325
      • CPU Sponsors & Government Agencies = $1,125

CANCELLATIONS: Full registration fee refund if notification of cancellation is sent before access to course materials are made available. No refunds, registration transfers, or substitutions after electronic materials are made available on October 3, 2022.

October 2022 Basics Attendees

Last Name First Name Job Title Organization City State Course Attending
Abshire Jeff Public Utilities Rate Analyst Kentucky Public Service Commission Frankfort KY Electric In-person
Ahmed Ishraq Economist-Utility Analyst Oregon Public Utility Commission Salem OR LDC Zoom
Akay Yasemin CPUC Regulatory Analyst California Public Utilities Commission San Francisco CA Electric In-person
Allen Kurt Sr. Manager - LA Industrials Entergy Baton Rouge LA Electric In-person
Allen Rachael Manager, Gas Operations Black Hills Energy Cheyenne WY LDC In-person
Al-Nabhan Mo Senior Associate, Infrastructure Investments CPPIB Toronto ON LDC Zoom
Anaya Chris Account Advisor Southwest Gas Phoenix AZ LDC Zoom
Bachman Tara Deputy Division Administrator Public Service Commission of Wisconsin Madison WI Electric Zoom
Barnes Matthew Technical Advisor Missouri Public Service Commission Jefferson City MO Electric In-person
Baumgardner Tim Senior Management Auditor California Public Utilities Commission Sacramento CA Electric In-person
Becenti-Aguilar Theresa Commissioner New Mexico Public Regulation Commission Santa Fe NM LDC Zoom
Bennett Judith Manager, Regulatory & Sustainability Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd. George Town CI Electric In-person
Boling Jean Senior Utility Analyst Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission Indianapolis IN Electric In-person
Brandt Diane Oregon Policy Manager Renewable Northwest Portland OR Electric Zoom
Calicchio Jackie Assistant Attorney General Colorado Attorney General's Office Denver CO Electric Zoom
Cervantes Saul Regulatory Affairs Specialist Summit Utilities, Inc. Denver CO LDC In-person
Chandler Krystin Senior Regulatory & Legislative Analyst CenterPoint Energy Houston TX Electric In-person
Clark Lindsay Senior Communications Specialist ITC Holdings Novi MI Electric Zoom
Collins Kaitie Regulatory Specialist Newfoundland Power St. John's NL Electric In-person
Craft Kevin Rate & Regulatory Analyst LG&E and KU Energy Louisville KY Electric Zoom
Croft JC Assistant Attorney General Attorney General's Office Anchorage AK Electric In-person
Cutlip-Gorman Jamie Regulatory Administrator Xcel Energy Denver CO Electric In-person
Davie Donald Assistant City Attorney- Senior I City of El Paso, City Attorney's Office El Paso TX Electric In-person
Decker Jeffrey Sr. Revenue Requirement Analyst PacifiCorp Salt Lake City UT Electric Zoom
DeGeest Luke Regulatory & Finance Project Manager Black Hills Energy Rapid CIty SD LDC In-person
Del pozo Francisco Economist Missouri Public Service Commission Jefferson City MO Electric In-person
Dolsky Jaren Rate Analyst Kansas Corporation Commission Topeka KS Electric In-person
Duell Jessica Departmental Analyst Michigan Public Service Commission Lansing MI Electric Zoom
Duffy Marcus Captain Federal Executive Agencies Tyndall AFB FL Electric In-person
Duncan Jake Southeast Regulatory Director Vote Solar Chattanooga TN Electric In-person
Engebretsen Lisa Commission Counsel Hawaii Public Utilities Commission Honolulu HI Electric Zoom
Esternon Edwin Senior Management Auditor California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) Sacramento CA Electric In-person
Estrada Ayana Assistant City Attorney City of El Paso, City Attorney's Office El Paso TX LDC In-person
Ettinger Yoon Associate General Counsel Southern Company Gas Atlanta GA LDC In-person
Everly Christian Public Utilities Rate Analyst Kentucky Public Service Commission Frankfort KY Electric In-person
Fabian Diana Advanced Business Analyst FirstEnergy Akron OH Electric Zoom
Felling Thomas Staff Attorney North Carolina Utilities Commission Raleigh NC Electric Zoom
Fogg Brian Owner Brian D. Fogg, LLC Whitefield NH Electric In-person
Forbes Rebecca Consultant Energy Strategies Salt Lake City UT Electric Zoom
Frankart Christine Regulatory Consultant Sr AEP Columbus OH Electric In-person
Garoutte Sarah Senior Legislative Analyst Missouri House of Representatives Jefferson City MO Electric Zoom
Garrett Steve Senior Telecommunications Analyst Kansas Corporation Commission Topeka KS Electric In-person
Gasser Ryan Staff Business Analyst FirstEnergy Akron OH Electric In-person
Girardi Gaetana Senior Manager, Regulatory Policy and Strategy Liberty Oakville ON LDC In-person
Gloodt Monica Analyst I Liberty Utilities Joplin MO Electric Zoom
Gonzales Emily Senior Account Manager PNM Albuquerque NM Electric In-person
Goodman Josh Economic Analyst Illinois Commerce Commission Springfield IL LDC Zoom
Gouveia Jessica Attorney State of Connecticut, Office of Consumer Counsel New Britain CT Electric Zoom
Greene Joel Fixed Utility Financial Analyst Trainee PA Public Utility Commission Harrisburg PA Electric Zoom
Grey Leilani CURB Vice-Chair Citizens' Utility Ratepayer Board Topeka KS Electric In-person
Griffin Lindsay Regulatory Director, Northeast Vote Solar Boston MA Electric In-person
Hanson Christopher Public Utility Analyst North Dakota Public Service Commission Bismarck ND Electric In-person
Harmon Byron Regulatory Analyst Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission Lacey WA Electric Zoom
Hayes Hamilton Shelby Legal Counsel Wyoming Office of Consumer Advocate Cheyenne WY Electric In-person
Hill Morgan Staff Attorney Kentucky Public Service Commission Frankfort KY Electric In-person
Hinton Scott Engineering Manager Iowa American Water Davenport IA LDC In-person
Hollett Lindsay Senior Legal Counsel Newfoundland Power St. John's NL Electric In-person
Holtschneider Alex Regulatory Economist Maryland Public Service Commission Baltimore MD LDC In-person
Hughes Erik-Logan MR Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities Boston MA Electric Zoom
Hunt Nicole Manager/Key Accounts Southwest Gas Las Vegas NV LDC Zoom
Iheanyi-Igwe Emeka Regulatory Compliance Maryland PSC Baltimore MD Electric In-person
Jackson Nichelle Program and Project Supervisor California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) Sacramento CA Electric In-person
Jansson Mike Manager, Regulatory and Finance Black Hills Fayetteville AR LDC In-person
Johns Vanessa Fixed Utility Financial Analyst Trainee PA Public Utility Commission Harrisburg PA Electric Zoom
Karrasch Ryan Regulatory Consultant AEP Grove City OH Electric Zoom
Kessler Nicole Resource Planning Analyst Xcel Energy Minneapolis MN Electric In-person
Kindred Wes Regulatory & Finance Analyst Black Hills Energy Fayetteville AR LDC In-person
Koziol Mark Sr. Regulatory Consultant American Electric Power Columbus OH Electric In-person
Kramer Steven Senior Director of Regulatory Affairs Alaska Power and Telephone Company Wasilla AK LDC In-person
Krause Courtney Assistant General Counsel, Regulatory Onward Energy Denver CO Electric Zoom
Kruthoffer Kurt Staff Attorney Kentucky Public Service Commission Frankfort KY Electric In-person
Kunnemann Kimberly Regulatory Consultant American Electric Power Tulsa OK Electric In-person
La Rosa Mike Commissioner Florida Public Service Commission Tallahassee FL Electric Zoom
Landin Suzanne Senior Strategic Account Manager PNM Albuquerque NM Electric In-person
Larson Brittany Program and Policy Analyst - Advanced Public Service Commission of Wisconsin Madison WI LDC Zoom
Long Hallie Regulatory Consultant Appalachian Power Company Richmond VA Electric In-person
Lopas Christina Revenue Req. Analyst PacifiCorp Portland OR Electric In-person
Mahaffey Darin Senior Regulatory Analyst Liberty Utilites Webb City MO LDC In-person
Manuel Vanessa Rates & Regulatory Analyst Newfoundland & Labrador Hydro St. John's NL Electric Zoom
Marx Renée Commission Member Alberta Utilities Commission Calgary AB Electric Zoom
McLaughlin Katie Assistant Attorney General Colorado Department of Law Denver CO Electric In-person
Meeker Justin Senior Specialist, National Accounts Southern Company Gas Atlanta GA LDC In-person
Meyers Jaclyn Regulatory Analyst Idaho Power Company Boise ID Electric Zoom
Micak Christopher State Rate and Regulatory Analyst New Jersey Natural Gas Wall Township NJ LDC Zoom
Monroe Darrin Senior Analyst - Regulatory and Finance Black Hills Corporation Lawrence KS LDC In-person
Montgomery Eric Regional Director for Governmental Affairs El Paso Electric Las Cruces NM Electric Zoom
Moreno Heather Director, Retail Policy Vistra Corp Irving TX Electric Zoom
Mortensen Heather Manager of Gas Operations Black Hills Energy Cody Wy LDC In-person
Murtha Timothy Internal Auditor & Financial Analyst Philadelphia Gas Commission Philadelphia PA LDC Zoom
Myers Alex Project Manager SoCalGas Costa Mesa CA LDC Zoom
Nakamura Kevin Program and Project Supervisor California Public Utilities Commission Sacramento CA Electric In-person
Neal Tom Consultant, Strategic Workforce Planning Xcel Energy Amarillo TX Electric In-person
Neuman Wesley Staff Attorney Wyoming Public Service Commission Cheyenne WY Electric In-person
Norris Wynn Regulatory Analyst III Dominion Energy Richmond VA Electric In-person
Pace Daniel Industrial Gas Engineer Southwest Gas Corporation Carson City NV LDC Zoom
Pala Sebnem Tugce Director of Policy and Market Development UtilityAPI Oakland CA Electric In-person
Panian Jay Senior Financial Analyst Idaho Power Boise ID Electric Zoom
Pedretti Ryan Account Manager Xcel Energy Denver CO Electric In-person
Pollard James Staff Attorney Montana Consumer Counsel Helena MT Electric In-person
Pope Dana Senior Manager, Regulatory Affairs Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro St. John's NL Electric Zoom
Poudel Hari Economist Missouri Public Service Commission Jefferson City MO Electric In-person
Pratt Christine Assoc Pricing & COS Analyst • Pricing and COS PacifiCorp Portlannd OR Electric In-person
Price Andy Director of Construction Management Cleco Pineville LA Electric In-person
Prier Brooke Regulatory Analyst Liberty Joplin MO Electric Zoom
Primosch Eric Energy Industry Analyst FERC Washington DC LDC Zoom
Reynolds Scott Regulatory Affairs Specialist Summit Utilities Centennial CO LDC In-person
Richmond Kathryn Regulatory Analyst 3 Dominion Energy Richmond VA Electric In-person
Rilkoff Ed Utility Division Director New Mexico Public Regulation Commission Santa Fe NM Electric Zoom
Rushing Maria Industrial Gas Engineer Southwest Gas Las Vegas NV LDC Zoom
Ryan Cara Regulatory Team Lead Newfoundland & Labrador Hydro St. John's NL Electric Zoom
Samaniego Jesus Forecasting Analyst (Rates/Revenue) Tucson Electric Power Company Tucson AZ Electric In-person
Santos Timothy Associate Rate Analyst Atmos Energy Waxahachie TX LDC Zoom
Saucedo John Manager, Safety New Mexico Gas Company Albuquerque NM LDC In-person
Sawa Adwar Account Advisor Southwest Gas Phoenix AZ LDC Zoom
Schmitt Thomas Staff Business Analyst FirstEnergy Akron OH Electric In-person
Scott Karyn Senior Account Manager PNM Albuquerque NM Electric In-person
Scott Nyka Director of Public Affairs Entergy New Orleans New Orleans LA LDC In-person
Shane Xin EIM Settlements Manager Avista Spokane WA Electric Zoom
Shi Winnie Analyst CPP Investment Board Toronto ON Electric Zoom
Siharath Christy Transmission Development & Tariff Admin Manager Oklahoma Gas & Electric Oklahoma City OK Electric In-person
Siudak Thomas Manager, Customer Digital Transformation FirstEnergy Kent OH Electric In-person
Smiley Justin Director of Customer Relations Xcel Energy Amarillo TX Electric In-person
Smith Nathan Account Manager Xcel Energy Denver CO Electric In-person
Soloway Mollie Assistant People's Counsel Office of People's Counsel Baltimore MD Electric In-person
Standley Depree Financial Analyst Grant PUD Ephrata WA Electric In-person
Storer Ellie Regulatory Administrator Xcel Energy Denver CO LDC In-person
Sweeney-Taylor Rees Program Manager Massachusetts Clean Energy Center Jamaica Plain MA Electric In-person
Temple Heather Staff Attorney Kentucky Public Service Commission Frankfort KY Electric In-person
Tones Kimberly Auditor Missouri Public Service Commission Jefferson City MO Electric In-person
Troutman Sofia Product Portfolio Manager Xcel Energy Minneapolis MN Electric In-person
truesdale mark US Div. Alternate Fuel & Energy Marketer GCC of America Denver CO Electric In-person
Vachowski Laura Staff Attorney Public Service Commission Helena MT Electric Zoom
Verbrugge Julia Commission Counsel Hawaii Public Utilities Commission Honolulu HI Electric Zoom
Vitale Cynthia Assistant Attorney General Colorado Attorney General's Office Denver CO Electric Zoom
Vitatoe Vincent Associate General Counsel Southwest Gas Corporation Las Vegas NV LDC Zoom
Waechter Sierra Administrative Attorney Public Utilities Commission of Nevada Carson City NV Electric In-person
Walker Teri Regulatory Consultant American Electric Power Austin TX Electric Zoom
Wells Tyler Associate Revenue Req. Analyst PacifiCorp Salt Lake City UT Electric Zoom
Williams Angie Director California Public Utilities Commission Sacramento CA Electric In-person
Williams Aundrea Executive Director NextEra Energy Resources Austin TX Electric In-person
Wolfe Anne Senior Accountant Liberty Utilities Joplin MO Electric Zoom
Wong Simpson Sr. Advisor, Credit Risk Management Southern California Edison Rosemead CA Electric Zoom
Xu Jiai Senior Management Auditor California Public Utilities Commission Sacramento CA Electric Zoom
Young Matthew Hearings Examing/Staff Attorney New Hampshire Department of Energy Concord NH Electric Zoom

"The Basics" will be held via hybrid in 2023 on:

  • May 15-19 for the electric and LDC industries
  • October 16-20 for the electric, LDC, and pipeline industries

What others have said about "The Basics"

"Very informative and relevant."

 

"This was a great course to provide me with a good foundation on the regulatory aspect of the electric industry!"

 

"The speakers were knowledgeable and execution was of the highest quality."

 

"Good general overview of the rate case process."

 

"The speakers did great at explaining materials in an easy understandable way."

 

"I feel that if I were to start a working on a rate case tomorrow, I have a better idea of where to begin and what questions to ask than I would have, had I not attended the conference. I appreciated the questions and opinions from differing points of view - regulators, energy providers, and interveners."

 

"The speakers were extremely knowledgeable with useful material."

 

"The LDC course exceeded my expectations. I learned about many aspects of the utility ratemaking process."