Contact. Cindy Blume at firstname.lastname@example.org or 575.646.4876, if you have questions, registration inquiries, or require additional information.
October 3-11, 2020 – Balloon Fiesta
COVID-19 UPDATE: We have cancelled the May 18-22, 2020 Basics Regulatory Training for the electric or natural gas local distribution (“LDC”) industries at the Sheraton Uptown in Albuquerque, NM.
The staff of the Center for Public Utilities have been closely monitoring news of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the recommendations of public health experts, and government and corporate imposed restrictions on meetings and travel. It has become clear that it would be both prudent and necessary to cancel our May Basics Regulatory Training. We regret any inconvenience this may cause, but our first priority must be to your health, safety, and welfare. In addition, we must comply with governmental orders to minimize the spread of COVID-19.
OCTOBER 12-16, 2020
Three separate 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: To download the program brochure, click on the course below you are interested in attending.
Practical Regulatory Training Courses:
- Electric Industry: Laptops are NOT required. Course materials will be provided in hard copy throughout the course.
- Natural Gas Local Distribution (“LDC”) Industry: Laptops are required. Course materials will be provided in soft copy on a flash drive.
- FERC Ratemaking for the Pipeline Industry: Laptops are required. Course materials will be provided in soft copy on a flash drive.
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.
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 September 18, 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.
May 17-21, 2021 THE BASICS
- Practical Regulatory Training for the Electric or Natural Gas Local Distribution (“LDC”) Industries
Sheraton Uptown – Albuquerque, NM
2020 October Basics Attendees
|Last Name||First Name||Title||Organization||City||State||Course|
|Auville||John||Staff Attorney||Public Service Commission of West Virginia||Charleston||WV||Electric|
|Beltran Laborde||Santiago||Regulatory Analyst||Portland General Electric||Portland||OR||Electric|
|Caliendo||Lauren||Assistant Attorney General||Colorado Department of Law||Denver||CO||Electric|
|Camacho||Javier||Public Relations Specialist||El Paso Electric Company||El Paso||TX||Electric|
|Cameron-Rulkowski||Jennifer||Asst. Attorney General||Washington State Atty General's Office||Lacey||WA||Electric|
|Clark||Julie||Attorney||Oram & Houghton||Wheat Ridge||CO||Electric|
|Cooke||Geoffery||Utilities Analyst||Public Service Commission of West Virginia||Charleston||WV||Electric|
|Cowles||Marissa||Rate Analyst||Florida Light & Power||Juno Beach||FL||Electric|
|Dasheno||Gabriella||Utility Economist||New Mexico Public Regulation Commission||Santa Fe||NM||LDC|
|Dennis||Mitchell||Attorney||Gill Ragon Owen, P.A.||Little Rock||AR||Electric|
|Dunsmore||Avrie||Regulatory Affairs Program Specialist||SEMCO ENERGY Gas Company||Port Huron||MI||LDC|
|Elliott||April||Program & Legal Assistant||Western Resource Advocates||Santa Fe||NM||Electric|
|Eschberger||Beverly||Utility Economist||New Mexico Public Regulation Commission||Santa Fe||NM||LDC|
|Espinoza||Valerie||Commissioner||New Mexico Public Regulation Commission||Santa Fe||NM||LDC|
|Garcia||Aimee||Rates/Billing Analyst||Tucson Electric Power||Tucson||AZ||Electric|
|Greim||Lisa||Consultant||Xcel Energy Colorado||Denver||CO||Electric|
|Haymond||Jasmine||WREGIS Associate Data Analyst||WECC / WREGIS||Salt Lake City||UT||Electric|
|Hennesy||Jessy||Rate Analyst||Xcel Energy||Denver||CO||LDC|
|Horne||John||Executive Director||KY Office of the Attorney General||Frankfort||KY||Electric|
|Hunt||Robert||Auditor||Arkansas Public Service Commission||Little Rock||AR||Electric|
|Khouzam||Mark||Regulatory Economics Senior Advisor||Southern California Edison||Rosemead||CA||Electric|
|Kirsch||Stacey||Technical Analyst||Wyoming Public Service Commission||Cheyenne||WY||Electric|
|Lennon||Robert||Hearing Examiner||New Mexico Public Regulation Commission||Santa Fe||NM||Electric|
|Lopez||Peter||Technical Training Supervisor||New Mexico Gas Company||Albuquerque||NM||LDC|
|Mamkhezri||Jamal||Asst Prof||NMSU||Las Cruces||NM||Electric|
|Matley||Ryan||Principal Rate Analyst||Xcel Energy||Denver||CO||Electric|
|Maxey||Lauren||Lead Cost Analyst||OG&E||Oklahoma City||OK||Electric|
|McKen||Dustin||Director of Operations||Black Hills Energy||Cheyenne||WY||Electric|
|Mills||Nathan||Utilities Analyst III||Public Service Commission of West Virginia||Charleston||WV||LDC|
|Murillo||Veronica||Sr. Federal Regulatory Coordinator||Tucson Electric Power||Tucson||AZ||Electric|
|Nelson||Marshall||Financial Consultant||Xcel Energy||Minneapolis||MN||Electric|
|Parham||Wes||Government Affairs Manager||Xcel Energy||Denver||CO||Electric|
|Perry||Lisa||Senior Manager||Walmart Inc.||Bentonville||AR||Electric|
|Price||Matthew||Manager Internal Audit||Black Hills Corporation||Denver||CO||Electric|
|Reese||Samuel||Operations Supervisor||Xcel Energy||Dumas||TX||Electric|
|Rodriguez||Linda||Manager Trans Dispatch||American Electric Power||Corpus Christi||Tx||Electric|
|Sciabarassi||Anthony||Auditor||Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission||Harrisburg||PA||LDC|
|Secrest||Bo||Gas Operations Managi||Black Hills Energy||Cody||WY||Electric|
|Serrano de Rivera||Angela||Director, Engineering and Technical Services||New Mexioc Gas||Albuquerque||NM||LDC|
|Shamblin||Kaitlyn||Utilities Analyst||Public Service Commission of West Virginia||Charleston||WV||Electric|
|Solano||Elizabeth||Principal Advisor||MISO||Little Rock||AR||Electric|
|Strader||Curtis||Analyst 1/Gas Scheduling||Paiute Pipeline||Las Vegas||NV||LDC|
|Suazo||Miguel||Senior Counsel||Entergy Services, LLC||Austin||TX||Electric|
|Teague||Andrew||Utility Rate Analysis Manager||Walmart Inc.||Bentonville||AR||Electric|
|Thomas||Christopher||Sr. Energy and Climate Program Manager||Salt Lake City||Salt Lake City||UT||Electric|
|Torbeck||Mary-Stuart||Senior Organizer||Sierra Club||Richmond||VA||Electric|
|Tupler||Marc||Utility Economist||New Mexico Public Regulation Commission||Santa Fe||NM||LDC|
|Varo||Julian||Sales Engineer||Washington Gas||Springfield||VA||LDC|
|Walcutt||Jason||Regulatory Consultant||AEP Indiana Michigan Power Company||Fort Wayne||IN||Electric|
|Watchorn||Christine E.||Corporate Counsel||FirstEnergy||Columbus||OH||Electric|
|Willey||Amy||Public Utility Analyst||Delaware Public Service Commission||Dover||DE||Electric|
|Zwak||Darrin||Costing & Pricing Analyst||Minnesota Power||Duluth||MN||Electric|
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.”