Ohio

Public Utilities Commission of Ohio

(PUCO)

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

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Commissioners

Number of Seats5
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Asim Z. Haque

Independent
Chair | Appointed
614-466-3101
Term Start
Term End
Years of Service
Appointed By

John R. Kasich

Republican
Governor
NARUC PositionBoard of Directors Member

NARUC Committees

  • Committee on Critical Infrastructure; Committee on Electricity
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Thomas W. Johnson

Republican
Appointed
614-466-4034
Term Start
Term End
Years of Service
Appointed By

John R. Kasich

Republican
Governor

NARUC Committees

  • Committee on Consumer Affairs; Committee on Gas
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Daniel R. Conway

Republican
Appointed
Term Start
Term End
Years of Service
Appointed By

John R. Kasich

Republican
Governor
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Lawrence Friedeman

Democrat
Appointed
(614) 466-3016
Term Start
Term End
Years of Service
Appointed By

John R. Kasich

Republican
Governor
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M. Beth Trombold

Independent
Appointed
614-466-3905
Term Start
Term End
Years of Service
Appointed By

John R. Kasich

Republican
Governor

NARUC Committees

  • Committee on Energy Resources and the Environment

Commissioner Selection Details

Selection Method Appointed
Chairperson Selection
Appointment Process
Term length 5 Years
Term limit
Bipartisan Requirement No more than three commissioners may belong to the same political party.

Bipartisan Requirement

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

Commissioner Prequalifications There are statutory qualifications to becoming a commissioner, as follows: "Public utilities commissioners shall have at least three...

Commissioner Prequalifications

There are statutory qualifications to becoming a commissioner, as follows: "Public utilities commissioners shall have at least three years of experience in one or more of the following fields: economics, law, finance, accounting, engineering, physical or natural sciences, natural resources, or environmental studies. At least one commissioner shall be an attorney admitted to the practice of law in any state or the District of Columbia."

PUC Jurisdiction and Enabling Authority

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