Massachusetts

Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities

(DPU)

services regulated
Electricity Natural Gas Gas Pipelines and Safety Transportation Water

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Commissioners

Number of Seats3
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Angela O'Connor

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Chair | Appointed
Term Start
Term End
Years of Service
Appointed By

Charlie Baker

Republican
Governor

NARUC Committees

  • Committee on Electricity
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Jolette A. Westbrook

Republican
Appointed
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Term Start
Term End
Years of Service
Appointed By

Deval L. Patrick

Democrat
Governor
NARUC PositionBoard of Directors Member

NARUC Committees

  • Committee on Gas; Committee on International Relations
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Robert Hayden

Republican
Appointed
Term Start
Term End
Years of Service
Appointed By

Charlie Baker

Republican
Governor

NARUC Committees

  • Committee on Critical Infrastructure; Committee on Energy Resources and the Environment

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: "Commission members shall have background or expertise in...

Commissioner Prequalifications

There are statutory qualifications to becoming a commissioner, as follows: "Commission members shall have background or expertise in electricity or natural gas matters."

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