California

California Public Utilities Commission

(CPUC)

services regulated
Electricity Natural Gas Rail Telecommunications Transportation Water

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Commissioners

Number of Seats5
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Michael "Mike" Picker

Democrat
President | Appointed
415-703-2444
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Years of Service
Appointed By

Edmund G. "Jerry" Brown

Democrat
Governor
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Carla J. Peterman

Democrat
Appointed
415-703-1407
Term Start
Term End
Years of Service
Appointed By

Edmund G. "Jerry" Brown

Democrat
Governor
NARUC PositionBoard of Directors Member

NARUC Committees

  • Committee on Energy Resources and the Environment
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Martha Guzman Aceves

Democrat
Appointed
(415) 703-2782
Term Start
Term End
Years of Service
Appointed By

Edmund G. "Jerry" Brown

Democrat
Governor
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Clifford Rechtschaffen

Democrat
Appointed
(415) 703-2782
Term Start
Term End
Years of Service
Appointed By

Edmund G. "Jerry" Brown

Democrat
Governor
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Liane Randolph

Democrat
Appointed
(415) 703-2782
Term Start
Term End
Years of Service
Appointed By

Edmund G. "Jerry" Brown

Democrat
Governor

Commissioner Selection Details

Selection Method Appointed
Chairperson Selection
Appointment Process
Term length 6 Years
Term limit
Bipartisan Requirement

Bipartisan Requirement

Commissioner Prequalifications There are statutory qualifications to becoming a commissioner, as follows: "A public utilities commissioner may not hold an official...

Commissioner Prequalifications

There are statutory qualifications to becoming a commissioner, as follows: "A public utilities commissioner may not hold an official relation to, nor have a financial interest in, a person or corporation subject to regulation by the commission...".

PUC Jurisdiction and Enabling Authority

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