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Rhode Island

Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission

(RIPUC)

services regulated
Electricity Natural Gas Gas Pipelines and Safety Rail Telecommunications Water

More on RIPUC

Commissioners

Number of Seats3

Ronald T. Gerwatowksi

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

Gina Raimondo

Democrat
Governor

Marion Gold

Commissioner | Appointed
401-780-2101
Term Start
Term End
Years of Service
Appointed By

Gina M. Raimondo

Democrat
Governor

NARUC Committees

  • Committee on Electricity

Abigail Anthony

Commissioner | Appointed
401-780-6838
Term Start
Term End
Years of Service
Appointed By

Gina M. Raimondo

Democrat
Governor

Commissioner Selection Details

Selection Method Appointed
Chairperson Selection
Appointment Process
Term length 6 Years
Term limit
Bipartisan Requirement None

Bipartisan Requirement

None

Commissioner Prequalifications There are statutory qualifications to becoming a commissioner, as follows: "The public utilities commission shall consist of three (3)...

Commissioner Prequalifications

There are statutory qualifications to becoming a commissioner, as follows: "The public utilities commission shall consist of three (3) electors selected with regard to their qualifications and experience in law and government, energy matters, economics and finance, engineering and accounting, and appointed by the governor with the advice and consent of the senate. ...".

PUC Jurisdiction and Enabling Authority

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