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: February 13, 2020
Last NameFirst NameTitleOrganizationCityStateCourse
Serrano de RiveraAngelaDirector, Engineering and Technical ServicesNew Mexioc GasAlbuquerqueNMLDC
ReeseSamuelOperations SupervisorXcel EnergyDumasTXElectric
CowlesMarissaRate AnalystFlorida Light & PowerJuno BeachFLElectric
MaxeyLaurenLead Cost AnalystOG&EOklahoma CityOKElectric
GarciaAimeeRates/Billing AnalystTucson Electric PowerTucsonAZElectric
HaymondJasmineWREGIS Associate Data AnalystWECC / WREGISSalt Lake CityUTElectric
VaroJulianSales EngineerWashington GasSpringfieldVALDC
WilleyAmyPublic Utility AnalystDE Public Service CommissionDoverDEElectric
ElliottAprilProgram & Legal AssistantWestern Resource AdvocatesSanta FeNMElectric
RodriguezLindaManager Trans DispatchAmerican Electric PowerCorpus ChristiTxElectric
HorneJohnExecutive DirectorKY Office of the Attorney GeneralFrankfortKYElectric
EspinozaValerieCommissionerNew Mexico Public Regulation CommissionSanta FeNMLDC
SecrestBoGas Operations ManagiBlack Hills Energy CodyWYElectric
McKenDustinDirector of OperationsBlack Hills EnergyCheyenneWYElectric
CaliendoLaurenAssistant Attorney GeneralColorado Department of LawDenverCOElectric
WalcuttJasonRegulatory ConsultantAEP Indiana Michigan Power CompanyFort WayneINElectric
SciabarassiAnthonyAuditorPennsylvania Public Utility CommissionHarrisburgPALDC

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.”