West Virginia

Public Service Commission of West Virginia

(PSC)

services regulated
Electricity Natural Gas Telecommunications Transportation Water Solid Waste Disposal (Landfills)

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Commissioners

Number of Seats3
Albert08182011orig

Michael A. Albert

Republican
Chairman | Appointed
304-340-0306
Term Start
Term End
Years of Service
Appointed By

Joseph "Joe" Manchin

Democrat
Governor

NARUC Committees

  • Committee on Electricity
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Brooks McCabe

Democrat
Appointed
304-340-0303
Term Start
Term End
Years of Service
Appointed By

Earl R. Tomblin

Democrat
Governor

NARUC Committees

  • Committee on Gas
Larrick071417

Renee A. Larrick

Unknown party
Appointed
(304) 340-0307
Term Start
Term End
Years of Service
Appointed By

James C. "Jim" Justice

Democrat
Governor

Commissioner Selection Details

Selection Method Appointed
Chairperson Selection
Appointment Process
Term length 6 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: "(b)The commissioners shall be citizens and residents of this...

Commissioner Prequalifications

There are statutory qualifications to becoming a commissioner, as follows: "(b)The commissioners shall be citizens and residents of this state and at least one of them shall be duly licensed to practice law in West Virginia, with not less than ten years' actual work experience in the legal profession as a member of a state bar. ... (g) No person while in the employ of, or holding any official relation to, any public utility subject to the provisions of this chapter or holding any stocks or bonds of a public utility subject to the provisions of this chapter or who is pecuniarily interested in a public utility subject to the provisions of this chapter may serve as a member of the commission or as an employee of the commission."

PUC Jurisdiction and Enabling Authority

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