Tennessee

Tennessee Public Utility Commission

(TPUC)

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

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Commissioners

Number of Seats5

Earl R. Taylor

Executive Director | Appointed
615-741-0917
Term Start
Term End
Years of Service
Appointed By

William E. "Bill" Haslam

Republican
Governor

Robin L. Morrison

Chairman | Appointed
615-770-6851
Term Start
Term End
Years of Service
Appointed By

Beth Harwell

Republican
House Speaker

NARUC Committees

  • Committee on Telecommunications

Kenneth C. Hill

Republican
Vice Chairman | Appointed
615-741-4648
Term Start
Term End
Years of Service
Appointed By

Ron L. Ramsey

Republican
Lt Governor (TN)

NARUC Committees

  • Co-Vice Chair
  • Committee on International Relations
  • Committee on Water

David F. Jones

Commissioner | Appointed
615-770-6851
Term Start
Term End
Years of Service
Appointed By

Bill E. Haslam

Republican
Governor

NARUC Committees

  • Committee on Gas

Herbert H. "Herb" Hilliard

Commissioner | Appointed
615-770-6851
Term Start
Term End
Years of Service
Appointed By

Bill E. Haslam

Republican
Governor

NARUC Committees

  • Committee on Consumer Affairs

John Hie

Commissioner | Appointed
615.770.6851
Term Start
Term End
Years of Service
Appointed By

Bill E. Haslem

Republican
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: "Each director of the authority shall have at a minimum a...

Commissioner Prequalifications

There are statutory qualifications to becoming a commissioner, as follows: "Each director of the authority shall have at a minimum a bachelor's degree and at least three (3) years' experience in a regulated utility industry, in executive level management, or in one (1) or more of the following fields: (1) Economics; (2) Law; (3) Finance; (4) Accounting; or (5) Engineering."

PUC Jurisdiction and Enabling Authority

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