Florida

Florida Public Service Commission

(PSC)

services regulated
Electricity Natural Gas Gas Pipelines and Safety Telecommunications Water

More on PSC

Commissioners

Number of Seats5
Brownpage

Julie I. Brown

Republican
Chairman | Appointed
850-413-6042
Term Start
Term End
Years of Service
Appointed By

Richard L. "Rick" Scott

Republican
Governor

NARUC Committees

  • Committee on Gas
Grahampage

Art Graham

Republican
Appointed
850-431-6040
Term Start
Term End
Years of Service
Appointed By

Richard L. "Rick" Scott

Republican
Governor

NARUC Committees

  • Co-Vice Chair
  • Committee on Water
Brisepage

Ronald A. Brisé

Democrat
Appointed
850-413-6036
Term Start
Term End
Years of Service
Appointed By

Richard L. "Rick" Scott

Republican
Governor
NARUC PositionBoard of Directors Member

NARUC Committees

  • Committee on International Relations; Committee on Telecommunications
Polmannpage

Donald Polmann

Republican
Appointed
850-413-6044
Term Start
Term End
Years of Service
Appointed By

Richard L. "Rick" Scott

Republican
Governor
Clarkpage

Gary F. Clark

Republican
Appointed
(850) 413-6038
Term Start
Term End
Years of Service
Appointed By

Richard L. "Rick" Scott

Republican
Governor

Commissioner Selection Details

Selection Method Appointed
Chairperson Selection
Appointment Process
Term length 4 Years
Term limit
Bipartisan Requirement

Bipartisan Requirement

Commissioner Prequalifications There are statutory qualifications to becoming a commissioner, as follows: "The Commissioner should be competent and knowledgeable in one...

Commissioner Prequalifications

There are statutory qualifications to becoming a commissioner, as follows: "The Commissioner should be competent and knowledgeable in one or more fields including accounting, economics, energy, engineering, finance, law, natural resource conservation, public affairs, or any other field(s) substantially related to the regulation of gas, electric, telecommunications, water and wastewater utilities. The Commissioner must abide by the qualifications specified in s. 350.04, Florida Statutes, and subscribe to the oath specified in s. 350.05, Florida Statutes, before entering the duties of the office." FL Code 350.04_ "350.04 Qualifications of commissioners.-A commissioner may not, at the time of appointment or during his or her term of office: (1)_Have any financial interest, other than ownership of shares in a mutual fund, in any business entity which, either directly or indirectly, owns or controls any public utility regulated by the commission, in any public utility regulated by the commission, or in any business entity which, either directly or indirectly, is an affiliate or subsidiary of any public utility regulated by the commission. (2)_Be employed by or engaged in any business activity with any business entity which, either directly or indirectly, owns or controls any public utility regulated by the commission, by any public utility regulated by the commission, or by any business entity which, either directly or indirectly, is an affiliate or subsidiary of any public utility regulated by the commission."Beginning January 1, 2016, each PSC commissioner annually complete at least 4 hours of ethics training that addresses, at a minimum, s. 8, Art. II of the State Constitution, the Code of Ethics for Public Officers and Employees, and the public records and public meetings laws of this state. This requirement may be satisfied by completion of a continuing legal education class or other continuing professional education class, seminar, or presentation, if the required subjects are covered.

PUC Jurisdiction and Enabling Authority

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