Connecticut

Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority

(PURA)

services regulated
Electricity Natural Gas Gas Pipelines and Safety Sewage/Wastewater Telecommunications Water

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Commissioners

Number of Seats3
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Katie Dykes

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Chairwoman | Appointed
(860) 827-2805
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Years of Service
Appointed By

Dannel P. "Dan" Malloy

Democrat
Governor
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John W. "Jack" Betkoski, III

Democrat
Vice Chairman | Appointed
860-827-2803
Term Start
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Appointed By

John G. Roland

Democrat
Governor
NARUC PositionFirst Vice President; Executive Committee; Board of Directors Member

NARUC Committees

  • Vice Chair
  • Committee on Consumer Affairs; Committee on Water
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Michael A. Caron

Republican
Commissioner | Appointed
860-827-2809
Term Start
Term End
Years of Service
Appointed By

Dannel P. "Dan" Malloy

Democrat
Governor

NARUC Committees

  • Committee on Electricity

Commissioner Selection Details

Selection Method Appointed
Chairperson Selection
Appointment Process
Term length 4 Years
Term limit
Bipartisan Requirement No more than two commissioners may belong to the same political party.

Bipartisan Requirement

No more than two commissioners may belong to the same political party.

Commissioner Prequalifications There are statutory qualifications to becoming a commissioner, as follows: "To insure the highest standard of public utility regulation,...

Commissioner Prequalifications

There are statutory qualifications to becoming a commissioner, as follows: "To insure the highest standard of public utility regulation, on and after October 1, 2007, any newly appointed director of the authority shall have education or training and three or more years of experience in one or more of the following fields: Economics, engineering, law, accounting, finance, utility regulation, public or government administration, consumer advocacy, business management, and environmental management. On and after July 1, 1997, at least three of these fields shall be represented on the authority by individual directors at all times. Any time a director is newly appointed, at least one of the directors shall have experience in utility customer advocacy."

PUC Jurisdiction and Enabling Authority

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