Nevada

Public Utilities Commission of Nevada

(PUCN)

services regulated
Electricity Natural Gas Rail Telecommunications Water

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Commissioners

Number of Seats3 with 1 vacancy
Joereynolds

Joe Reynolds

Unknown party
Chairman | Appointed
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Appointed By

Brian E. Sandoval

Republican
Governor
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Ann C. Pongracz

Democrat
Appointed
Term Start
Term End
Years of Service
Appointed By

Brian E. Sandoval

Republican
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: "2. The Governor shall appoint as members of the Commission...

Commissioner Prequalifications

There are statutory qualifications to becoming a commissioner, as follows: "2. The Governor shall appoint as members of the Commission persons who have at least 2 years of experience in one or more of the following fields: (a) Accounting. (b) Business administration. (c) Finance or economics. (d) Administrative law (e) Professional engineering." Nev. Rev. Stat. _ 703.050: "Commissioners: Oaths. 1. Before entering upon the duties of office, each Commissioner shall subscribe to the constitutional oath of office, and shall in addition swear that the Commissioner is not pecuniarily interested in any public utility in this State as defined in chapter 704 of NRS. 2. The oath of office shall be filed in the Office of the Secretary of State."

PUC Jurisdiction and Enabling Authority

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