Upcoming Regulatory Courses

Contact. Cindy Blume at cblume@nmsu.edu or 575.646.4876, if you have questions, registration inquiries, or require additional information.

Quick links: See who’s attendingRegistrationSheraton Albuquerque Uptown HotelWhat others have said about “The Basics”

October 3-11, 2020 – Balloon Fiesta


Practical Regulatory Training for the Electric or Natural Gas Local Distribution (LDC) Industries.

May 18-22, 2020



Updated: January 29, 2020

Both Basics Practical Regulatory Training courses are endorsed by NARUC:

  • Electric IndustryLaptops are NOT required. Course materials will be provided in hard copy throughout the course.



Registration and Payment Options:

  • Online Registration: Payment options are credit card, check/money order, or we can invoice your organization.
  • Fax, phone or email: Fill out the enrollment form on the last page of the program brochure. Follow the instructions on the form for a preferred payment option.

Sheraton Uptown Albuquerque

The Sheraton Uptown Albuquerque conference room rate is $175 for single and $190 for double, which includes a full breakfast. CPU room rate reservation cut-off is April 22, 2020. To reserve your room in our block CLICK HERE or call central reservations at 1.800.325.3535 and you must mention the NMSU Public Utility Basics.

October 12-16, 2020 THE BASICS
  • Practical Regulatory Training for the Electric or Natural Gas Local Distribution (“LDC”) Industries
  • FERC Ratemaking for the Pipeline Industry
Sheraton Uptown – Albuquerque, NM

2020 May Basics Attendees

Updated: March 4, 2020
Last NameFirst NameTitleOrganizationCityStateCourse 
AuvilleJohnStaff AttorneyPublic Service Commission of West VirginiaCharlestonWVElectric
Beltran LabordeSantiagoRegulatory AnalystPortland General ElectricPortlandORElectric
CaliendoLaurenAssistant Attorney GeneralColorado Department of LawDenverCOElectric
CamachoJavierPublic Relations SpecialistEl Paso Electric CompanyEl PasoTXElectric
Cameron-RulkowskiJenniferAsst. Attorney GeneralWashington State Atty General's OfficeLaceyWAElectric
ClarkJulieAttorneyOram & HoughtonWheat RidgeCOElectric
CookeGeofferyUtilities Analyst Public Service Commission of West VirginiaCharlestonWVElectric
CowlesMarissaRate AnalystFlorida Light & PowerJuno BeachFLElectric
DashenoGabriellaUtility EconomistNew Mexico Public Regulation CommissionSanta FeNMLDC
DennisMitchellAttorneyGill Ragon Owen, P.A.Little RockARElectric
DunsmoreAvrieRegulatory Affairs Program SpecialistSEMCO ENERGY Gas CompanyPort HuronMILDC
ElliottAprilProgram & Legal AssistantWestern Resource AdvocatesSanta FeNMElectric
EschbergerBeverlyUtility EconomistNew Mexico Public Regulation CommissionSanta FeNMLDC
EspinozaValerieCommissionerNew Mexico Public Regulation CommissionSanta FeNMLDC
GarciaAimeeRates/Billing AnalystTucson Electric PowerTucsonAZElectric
GreimLisaConsultantXcel Energy ColoradoDenverCOElectric
HaymondJasmineWREGIS Associate Data AnalystWECC / WREGISSalt Lake CityUTElectric
HennesyJessyRate AnalystXcel EnergyDenverCOLDC
HorneJohnExecutive DirectorKY Office of the Attorney GeneralFrankfortKYElectric
HuntRobert AuditorArkansas Public Service CommissionLittle RockARElectric
KhouzamMarkRegulatory Economics Senior AdvisorSouthern California EdisonRosemeadCAElectric
KirschStaceyTechnical AnalystWyoming Public Service CommissionCheyenneWYElectric
LennonRobertHearing ExaminerNew Mexico Public Regulation CommissionSanta FeNMElectric
LopezPeterTechnical Training SupervisorNew Mexico Gas CompanyAlbuquerqueNMLDC
MamkhezriJamalAsst ProfNMSULas CrucesNMElectric
MatleyRyanPrincipal Rate AnalystXcel EnergyDenverCOElectric
MaxeyLaurenLead Cost AnalystOG&EOklahoma CityOKElectric
McKenDustinDirector of OperationsBlack Hills EnergyCheyenneWYElectric
MillsNathanUtilities Analyst IIIPublic Service Commission of West VirginiaCharlestonWVLDC
MurilloVeronicaSr. Federal Regulatory CoordinatorTucson Electric PowerTucsonAZElectric
NelsonMarshallFinancial ConsultantXcel EnergyMinneapolisMNElectric
ParhamWesGovernment Affairs ManagerXcel EnergyDenverCOElectric
PerryLisaSenior ManagerWalmart Inc.BentonvilleARElectric
PriceMatthewManager Internal AuditBlack Hills CorporationDenverCOElectric
ReeseSamuelOperations SupervisorXcel EnergyDumasTXElectric
RodriguezLindaManager Trans DispatchAmerican Electric PowerCorpus ChristiTxElectric
SciabarassiAnthonyAuditorPennsylvania Public Utility CommissionHarrisburgPALDC
SecrestBoGas Operations ManagiBlack Hills Energy CodyWYElectric
Serrano de RiveraAngelaDirector, Engineering and Technical ServicesNew Mexioc GasAlbuquerqueNMLDC
ShamblinKaitlynUtilities AnalystPublic Service Commission of West VirginiaCharlestonWVElectric
SolanoElizabethPrincipal AdvisorMISOLittle RockARElectric
StraderCurtis Analyst 1/Gas SchedulingPaiute PipelineLas VegasNVLDC
SuazoMiguelSenior CounselEntergy Services, LLCAustinTXElectric
TeagueAndrewUtility Rate Analysis ManagerWalmart Inc.BentonvilleARElectric
ThomasChristopherSr. Energy and Climate Program ManagerSalt Lake CitySalt Lake CityUTElectric
TorbeckMary-StuartSenior OrganizerSierra ClubRichmondVAElectric
TuplerMarcUtility EconomistNew Mexico Public Regulation CommissionSanta FeNMLDC
VaroJulianSales EngineerWashington GasSpringfieldVALDC
WalcuttJasonRegulatory ConsultantAEP Indiana Michigan Power CompanyFort WayneINElectric
WatchornChristine E.Corporate Counsel FirstEnergy ColumbusOHElectric
WilleyAmyPublic Utility AnalystDelaware Public Service CommissionDoverDEElectric
ZwakDarrinCosting & Pricing AnalystMinnesota PowerDuluthMNElectric

What others have said about “The Basics”

“Very informative and relevant.”

“This was a great course to provide me with a good foundation on the regulatory aspect of the electric industry!”

“The speakers were knowledgeable and execution was of the highest quality.”

“Good general overview of the rate case process.”

“The speakers did great at explaining materials in an easy understandable way.”

“I feel that if I were to start a working on a rate case tomorrow, I have a better idea of where to begin and what questions to ask than I would have, had I not attended the conference. I appreciated the questions and opinions from differing points of view – regulators, energy providers, and interveners.”

“The speakers were extremely knowledgeable with useful material.”

“The LDC course exceeded my expectations. I learned about many aspects of the utility ratemaking process.”