CPU Advisory Council

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Council Chairman. Hon. David Danner, Chair, Washington Utilities & Transportation Commission.
Vice Chair. Pamela Sherwood, Senior Regulatory, Broadband Infrastructure and Compliance Counsel, Brightspeed.
Second Vice Chair. Hon. Mary-Anna Holden, Commissioner, New Jersey Board of Public Utilities.
CPU Representative. Jeanette Walter, Associate Director, CPU.

Commission Representatives
  • Hon. Abigail Anthony, Chair, NARUC Energy Resources and the Environment Committee, Chairman, Rhode Island
  • Hon. John Betkoski, Vice Chair, Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority
  • Hon. ToNola Brown-Bland, NARUC Treasurer; Co-Chair, Washington Action Program; Commissioner, North Carolina Utilities Commission
  • Hon. Jefferson L. Byrd, Commissioner, New Mexico Public Regulation Commission
  • Hon. Josh Byrnes, Board Member, Iowa Utilities Board
  • Hon. Michael Caron, NARUC First Vice President, Commissioner, Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority
  • Hon. Kent Chandler, Commissioner, Kentucky Public Service Commission
  • Hon. John Chatburn, Commissioner, Idaho Public Utilities Commission
  • Hon. Maida J. Coleman, Commissioner, Missouri Public Service Commission
  • Hon. David Danner, Chair, CPU; Chair, Washington Utilities & Transportation Commission
  • Hon. Julie Fedorchak, NARUC 2nd Vice President; Commissioner, North Dakota Public Service Commission
  • Hon. Sarah Freeman, Chair, NARUC Subcommittee on Education and Research; CPU Liaison; Commissioner, Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission
  • Hon. James Glotfelty, Commissioner, Public Utility Commission of Texas
  • Hon. Cynthia B. Hall, Commissioner, New Mexico Public Regulation Commission
  • Hon. Gary Hanson, Commissioner, South Dakota Public Utilities Commission
  • Hon. Mary-Anna Holden; Commissioner, NJ Board of Public Utilities
  • Hon. Jeff Hughes, Chair, NARUC Water Committee; Commissioner, North Carolina Utilities Commission
  • Hon. Brad Johnson, Chair, Montana Public Service Commission
  • Hon. Dwight Keen, Commissioner, Kansas Corporation Commission
  • Hon. Ethan Kimbrell, Chair, NARUC Gas Committee; Commissioner, Illinois Commerce Commission
  • Hon. Thad LeVar, Chair, Public Service Commission of Utah
  • Hon. Odogwu Obi Linton, Chair, NARUC on Consumer Affairs and the Public Interest; Commissioner, Maryland Public Service Commission
  • Hon. James Maestas, Commissioner, New Mexico Public Regulation Commission
  • Hon. CJ Manthe, Commissioner, Public Utilities Commission of Nevada
  • Hon. Lea Marquez Peterson, Chairwoman, Arizona Public Service Commission
  • Hon. Dana Murphy, Commissioner, Oklahoma Corporation Commission
  • Hon. Chris Nelson, Co-Chair, NARUC Washington Action Program; Chair, South Dakota Public Utilities Commission
  • Hon. Ellen Nowak, Chair, NARUC Committee on International Relations; Commissioner, Public Service Commission of Wisconsin
  • Hon. Kimberly O’Guinn, Commissioner, Arkansas Public Service Commission
  • Hon. Gabriella Passidomo, Commissioner, Florida Public Service Commission
  • Hon. Karen Peterson, Chair, Massachusetts Dept. of Telecommunications and Cable
  • Hon. Tremaine Phillips, Chair, NARUC Committee on Telecommunications; Commissioner, Michigan Public Service Commission
  • Hon. Delton Powers, Vice Chair, South Carolina Public Utilities Commission
  • Hon. Brandon Presley, Commissioner, Mississippi Public Service Commission
  • Hon. Trisha Pridemore, Chairman, Georgia Public Service Commission
  • Hon. Ann Rendahl, Commissioner, Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission
  • Hon. Diane Solomon, Chair, NARUC Committee on Critical Infrastructure; Commissioner New Jersey Board of Public Utilities
  • Hon. Matt Schuerger, Chair, NARUC Committee on Electricity; Commissioner, Minnesota Public Utilities Commission
  • Hon. Eric Skrmetta, Commissioner, Louisiana Public Service Commission
  • Hon. Jason Stanek, Chair, Maryland Public Service Commission
  • Hon. Mary Throne, Commissioner, Wyoming Public Service Commission
  • Hon. Dallas Winslow, Chair, Delaware Public Service Commission
  • Hon. David Ziegner, Commissioner, Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission

 

Company Representatives
  • Valoria Armstrong, Vice President, National Government & Regulatory Affairs American Water
  • Benjamin Aron, Director, State Regulatory and External Affairs CTIA – The Wireless Association
  • Steve Bezecny, Vice President, RPM & Rates, Centerpoint Energy
  • Noel Black, Vice President, Federal Regulatory Affairs, Southern Company
  • Shawn Bonfield, Sr. Manager, Regulatory Policy and Strategy, Avista Corporation
  • Andrew Bordine, Vice President, Energy Markets & Innovation, Anterix
  • Kendal Bowman, Vice President, Regulatory Affairs and Policy–NC, Duke Energy
  • Daryl Brown,  Executive Director, External Affairs South Region, MISO
  • Nancy Burns, Deputy General Counsel, El Paso Electric
  • Lori Burrows, Vice President and General Counsel, Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation
  • Rick Cimerman, Vice President, External & State Affairs, NCTA – The Internet & Television Association
  • Louise Anne Comeau, Vice President, New Energy Markets & Innovation, Emera
  • Josiah Cox, President & CEO, Central States Water Resources
  • Ron Darnell, Senior VP, Public Policy, Public Service Company of New Mexico
  • Bo Downen, Western Director, American Clean Power Association
  • Kara Fornstrom, Director, State Regulatory Policy, Southwest Power Pool
  • Robert W. Gee, President, Gee Strategies Group, LLC
  • Joe Gillan, President, Gillan Associates
  • Sheri Givens, VP - US Policy & Regulaotry Strategy, National Grid
  • Kristy Hartman, Director, Stakeholder Strategy & Engagement, Nuclear Energy Institute
  • John (Butch) Howard, President, Howard Connections
  • Lola Infante, Executive Director, Government and External Affairs, EPRI
  • Libby Jacobs, President, The Jacobs Group, LLC
  • Elizabeth Barton Jones, Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, Oncor Electric Delivery
  • Daniel Lapato, Senior Director, State Affairs, American Gas Association
  • Brett Leopold, President, ITC Great Plains
  • Shelby Linton-Keddie,Senior Director, State Energy and Regulatory Policy, Edison Electric Institute
  • Barbara Lockwood, Vice President, Regulation, Arizona Public Service Company
  • Michelle Malloy, Director of Meetings, NARUC
  • Richard Mroz, Managing Director, Resolute Strategies, LLC
  • Erin O’Connell-Diaz, President, FutureFWD, Inc.
  • Teri Ohta, National Director, State Regulatory Affairs, T-Mobile
  • Daniel Pfeiffer, Vice President Government Affairs, Itron
  • James Brad Ramsay, General Counsel, NARUC
  • Kyle Rogers, Vice President, External Affairs, Spire, Inc.
  • Michael Romero, Sr VP, Industry Affairs & Business Development, NTCA
  • Pamela Sherwood, Vice Chair, CPU; Senior Regulatory - Broadband Infrastructure & Compliance Counsel, Brightspeed
  • Doug Smith, Director - State & Local Government Affairs, Verizon
  • Malcolm Smoak, President and COO, AEP/Southwestern Electric Power Company
  • Todd Snitchler, President and CEO,Electric Power Supply Association
  • Craig Sorenson, President-Southeast Utilities, Southwest Water Company-South Carolina Water Utilities
  • William (Bill) Steele, President, Steele & Associates
  • Amy Timperley, VP/Regulation & Energy Efficiency, Southwest Gas Corp
  • Brooke Trammell, Regional Vice President; Rates & Regulatory Affairs, Xcel Energy
  • Barbara Tyran, Director of Macro Grid Initiative, ACORE
  • Nick Wagner, VP CO Regulatory Affairs & Policy, Black Hills Corporation
  • Karl Wardin, AVP Regulatory (Retail), AT&T
  • Aldie Warnock, President, Aldie Warnock & Associates
  • Greg White, Executive Director, NARUC
  • Jordon White, Executive Director - Development, GridLiance
  • Dena Wiggins, President and CEO, Natural Gas Supply Association

 Consumer Advocates

  • Chris Ayers, President, NASUCA
  • Gideon Elliott, Assistant Attorney General, Consumer and Environmental Affairs, NM Office of Attorney General
  • Jerry Oppenheim, Principal, Democracy & Regulation
  • Cindy Schohaut, Director, Office of Utility Consumer Advocate, Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies
  • David Springe, Executive Director, NASUCA