Upcoming Regulatory Courses

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

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October 6-14, 2018 – Balloon Fiesta

THE BASICS

October 15-19, 2018

Three separate, concurrent courses: “The Basics” Practical regulatory training for the electric or natural gas local distribution (LDC) industries and FERC ratemaking for the pipeline industry.

“The Basics” Brochures:

NOTE: Click on the course title to download brochure.

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Registration and Payment Options:

  • Online: 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 $165 for single and $180 for double, which includes a full breakfast. CPU room rate reservation cut-off is September 18, 2018. 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.


May 20-24, 2019 THE BASICS
  • Practical Regulatory Training for the Electric or Natural Gas Local Distribution (“LDC”) Industries
Sheraton Uptown – Albuquerque, NM

2018 October Basics Attendees

Updated: September 19, 2018
Last NameFirst NameTitleOrganizationCityStateCourse
AbrahamNancyPublic Utility Regulatory AnalystOklahoma Corporation CommissionOklahoma CityOKElectric
AdamsPaulaRegulatory ParalegalCenterPoint EnergyLittle RockARLDC
AllenKeightonAssociate EconomistEl Paso Electric CoEl PasoTXElectric
AndersonGrantRegulatory AnalystIdaho Power CompanyBoiseIDElectric
AnshutzPhoenixLitigation CounselKansas Corporation CommissionTopekaKSLDC
AspeyIlaSr Regulatory AnalystKCP&LKansas CityMOElectric
BaileyColeLitigation CounselKansas Corporation CommissionTopekaKSElectric
BallardKimUtility AnalystIndiana Utility Regulatory CommissionIndianapolisINElectric
BeckerGeraldChief Accounting AdministratorArizona Corporation CommissionPhoenixAZPipeline
BeitzelRussellSr. Utility AnalystOregon Public Utility CommissionSalemORLDC
BergnerChristopherRates AnalystONEOKTulsaOKPipeline
BerndtMarkStrategic Initiatives AEPColumbusOHElectric
BishopAaronManger, Public AffairsAtmos Energy CorporationOlatheKSLDC
BishopScottRegulatory ConsultantAmerican Electric PowerAshlandKYElectric
BlackDeAndraLegal CounselEnbridge EnergyHoustonTXPipeline
BlockCaleAttorneyBarber Law FirmLittle RockARElectric
BramleyKarenManager - Gas RegulatoryPeoples Gas SystemTampaFLLDC
BrauchieDaneyRate EngineerWyoming Public Service CommissionCheyenneWYElectric
BrownGarrettRegulatory Policy AnalystAvista CorporationSpokaneWAElectric
ButtJason Rates and Cost AnalystNewfoundland Power St.John'sCDNElectric
CameronCooperAnalystSouthern California EdisonRosemeadCAElectric
ChoiHyung KwounRegulatory ConsultantAEP OhioGahannaOHElectric
ColfleshSusanAnalyst, Rates & Regulatory AffairsFirstEnergyGreensburgPAElectric
CrivolioJamesApplications Analyst IIIUnisource Energy TucsonAZElectric
DanielsKaeciRate AnalystWyoming Public Service CommissionCheyenneWYElectric
DeanMitchellAssociate Pricing and COS AnalystPacifiCorpPortlandORElectric
DybskyStephanieCorp Economic Develop ManagerXcel EnergyDenverCOElectric
ElseyBenResource Planning AnalystXcel EnergyDenverCOElectric
FarahEmilyRegulatory Legal CounselDuquesne Light CompanyPITTSBURGHPAElectric
FinkGrantUtility Rate AnalystMontana Public Service CommissionHelenaMTElectric
ForemanLindaAdministrative Law JudgeOklahoma Corporation CommissionOklahoma CityOKElectric
ForswallClaytonCounselTransCanadaHoustonTXPipeline
FoxJohnSr. Financial AnalystOregon Public Utility CommissionSalemORElectric
FrederickJenniferRegulatory Case ManagerAmerican Electric PowerAustinTXElectric
FriedmanRobertAttorneyUSAFTyndall AFBFLElectric
GarlandJamieDirectorMaine Natural GasBrunswickMELDC
GarrettMarkPresidentGarrett Group LLCEdmondOKPipeline
GibbonsAshleyResource Planning AnalystXcel EnergyDenverCOElectric
GillCarrieChief, Program DevelopmentRI Office of Energy ResourcesProvidenceRIElectric
GluckMaxSr. Solution ConsultantPowerPlanWinfieldILElectric
GordonRebeccaSenior Business AnalystPepco HoldingsWashingtonDCElectric
Grady Jacqueline Regulatory Analyst Gulf Power Company Pensacola FL Electric
GrantDarrellSr. AnalystEnergy TransferDallasTXPipeline
GriffinBrandenRates AnalystRates & TariffsHoustonTXPipeline
GrubertMichaelRate AnalystBaltimore Gas & ElectricBaltimoreMDElectric
GundersonKristinPricing AnalystTucson Electric PowerTucsonAZElectric
HaringJeremyFixed Utility Financial AnalystPennsylvania Public Utility CommissionHarrisburgPAElectric
HarrisonLisa Revenue Requirements AnalystPNMAlbuquerqueNMElectric
HeltmanElaineParalegalNew Mexico Attorney GeneralSanta FeNMElectric
Herring JohnPublic Utility Auditor Arkansas Public Service CommissionLittle RockARLDC
HoldbrookRuthManagerNOVECManassasVAElectric
HossainSyedEngineer InternCT PURANew BritainCTLDC
HouyNaraSr Regulatory AnalystKinder MorganHoustonTXPipeline
IrvingRon Legal CounselMissouri Public Service CommissionJefferson CityMOElectric
Jackson Branndon Economist /Sr. Bus.Exelon WashingtonDCElectric
JanousekDeniseManager, Economic EvaluationEnbridge IncHoustonTXPipeline
JiangXiao JunPrincipalSempra EnergySan DiegoCAElectric
JohnsonLaToyaSr. Regulatory AnalystCenterPoint EnergyHoustonTXLDC
JonesBobbyRegulatory Case SpecialistXcelenergyAmarilloTXElectric
JonesMeredithUtility AnalystIndiana Utility Regulatory CommissionIndianapolisINLDC
JoyaAmmaarRegulatory AttorneyINGAAWashingtonDCPipeline
KassAlexCounselTransCanadaHoustonTXPipeline
Katt ReindersElizabethSr. Campaign RepSierra ClubMadisonWIElectric
KeenDwightCommissionerKansas Corporation CommissionTopekaKSElectric
KellerHannah Regulatory Consultant AssociateAmerican Electric PowerCharlestonWVElectric
KoernerCassandraUtilities AnalystIdaho Public Utilities CommissionBoiseIDElectric
KubicekLindsaySupervisorLiberty UtilitiesJoplinMOLDC
La CourElizabethSenior Energy Regulatory AnalystCalifornia Public Utilities CommissionLos AngelesCAPipeline
LachicaCharleneAnalystSouthwest GasLas VegasNVLDC
LockeyEttaVP, RegulationPacifiCorpPortlandORElectric
LyrlaKeithDSM Planning AnalystNV EnergyLas VegasNVElectric
MaJosephTechnical AdvisorSoCalGasArcadiaCALDC
MajureJaimeRegulatory Policy AnalystAvista CorporationSpokaneWAElectric
MalesChristinaAnalystSouthern California EdisonRosemeadCAElectric
MasonChadAttorneyAlabama Public Service CommissionMontgomeryALElectric
MastersAndreaRegulatory ConsultantAEPGahannaOHElectric
MattinglyPaulRates AnalystSouthern Star Central Gas PipelineOwensboroKYPipeline
McAdooVemetriaAnalystSouthern California EdisonRosemeadCAElectric
McGuirkGeorgeTechnical ConsultantXcel EnergyDenverCOElectric
McKinleyGayleOUSF CoordinatorOklahoma Corporation CommissionOklahoma CityOKElectric
MehrabanAndrewRegulatory ConsultantAmerican Electric PowerColumbusOHElectric
MeyerGrantRate & Regulatory AnalystLG&E and KU Services CompanyLouisvilleKYElectric
MichaudHeatherPricing AnalystAvangridAugustaMEElectric
MishraNamrataRate AnalystAtmos Energy CorporationDenverCOLDC
MouTaraAnalystScottMadden Inc.WestboroughMAElectric
NguyenDonnySenior Regulatory AnalystKinder Morgan Inc.HoustonTXPipeline
NietoAntonijaUtility Regulatory Auditor IIMissouri Public Service CommissionJefferson City MOElectric
O'Connor BarrettKatieRegulatory AnalystONEOKTulsaOKPipeline
O'LaughlinPatrickAssistant People's CounselMD Office of People's CounselBaltimoreMDElectric
OsborneLauraFinancial Consultant Xcel EnergyDenverCOElectric
PetersErinFinancial Analyst II- Rates AdminArizona Electric Power CooperativeBensonAZElectric
PietraszewskiRobertPricing & AnalysisAvangridAugustaMEElectric
PinneyJohnActing General Counsel Kentucky Public Service Commission FrankfortKYElectric
PinsonGwenExecutive DirectorKentucky Public Service Commission FrankfortKYElectric
PolkJeremySr. Operations ManagerXcel EnergySudanTXElectric
PrewittLindsayRegulatory AnalystCenterPoint EnergyLittle Rock ARLDC
PriarChadAccount Manager Business DevSouthern Star Central Gas PipelineOwensboroKYPipeline
PritchardKimberlySenior AttorneyIroquois Pipeline Operating CoSheltonCTPipeline
ReynaMarkRegulatory Project ManagerSoCalGasLos AngelesCALDC
RiveraChristaRegulatory AnalystGulf PowerPensacolaFL Electric
RobertsonVivianSr. AccountantLiberty UtilitiesJoplinMOElectric
RomeroEmmaMgr. Asset AccountingPNM AlbuquerqueNMElectric
RuizVanessaAnalystSouthern California EdisonRosemeadCAElectric
SameJeffreyAttorneyNational FuelWilliamsvilleNYPipeline
SchererBrianSr. Gas Supply & Transportation AnalystBaltimore Gas & ElectricBaltimoreMDPipeline
SchneiderJeremy Regulatory AnalystChesapeake UtilitiesDoverDELDC
SchroederAndrew Regulatory Program ManagerArizona Public ServicePhoenixAZElectric
ScottLerahRegulatory Consultant AssociateAmerican Electric PowerAshlandKYElectric
ScribnerAndrewPublic Utility Regulatory AnalystOklahoma Corporation CommissionOklahoma CityOKLDC
ScullionJonathan LegalTransCanadaHoustonTXPipeline
ShermanVikiManagerPowerPlanWinfieldILElectric
SinclairRyanElectrical EngineerPublic Utilities Commission of NevadaCarson CityNVElectric
SinghDarshAssociate AttorneyVan Ness Feldman LLPWashingtonDCPipeline
SloanBenjamin Special Assistant Attorney GeneralMississippi Attorney General's OfficeJacksonMSElectric
SmithHannah OUSF CoordinatorOklahoma Corporation CommissionOklahoma CityOKElectric
StaffordBurrJedBusiness Development ONE Gas AustinTXLDC
SterzingDeborahVice President of FinanceWind Energy Transmission of TexasAustinTXElectric
StrainLisaRegulatory Environmental SpecialistShell Energy North AmericaSan DiegoCAElectric
SutterBryanChief Legal OfficerSummit Utiltiies, Inc.LittletonCOLDC
TaylorJoshRegulatory Analyst Northwest PipelineSalt Lake CityUTPipeline
TemtePamRate AnalystWyoming Public Service CommissionCheyenneWYElectric
ThompsonLindaLead AnalystMaine Natural GasBrunswickMELDC
TinjumAaronSenior Regulatory AnalystXcel EnergyMinneapolisMNElectric
UnreinChadSenior AuditorKansas Corporation CommissionTopekaKSPipeline
Van ArkelMatthewRegulatory ManagerWind Energy Transmission Texas, LLCAustinTXElectric
VarnerStephanieFinancial Forecasting AnalystLiberty UtilitiesJoplinMOElectric
Velasquez HorvathHollie Director, Community RelationsXcel EnergyDenverCOElectric
WaggonerNeilSr. Campaign RepSierra ClubColumbusOHElectric
WagnerStephConsultantPowerPlanWinfieldILElectric
WallaceAdamRates AnalystSouthern Star Central Gas Pipeline, IncOwensboroKYPipeline
WebsterEthanCosting AnalystSouthern CompanyAtlantaGAElectric
WegenerEmilySenior AttorneyPacifiCorpSalt Lake CityUTElectric
WhiteWilliam J Director Energy Transfer PartnersDallasTexasPipeline
YanovJoshuaAttorneyUSAFTyndall AFBFLElectric
YarJosephAssistant Attorney GeneralNew Mexico Attorney GeneralSanta FeNMElectric
YoungJamesRegulatory AnalystLiberty UtilitiesJoplinMOLDC
ZakharovaElena Sr. Regulatory AnalystPuget Sound EnergyBellevueWAElectric
ZeldenrustTimVice PresidentPowerPlanWinfieldILElectric

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.”