Contact. Jeanette Walter at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions, registration inquiries, or require additional information.
Current Issues: April 5-8, 2020
Industry leaders and commissioners discuss issues facing the electric, natural gas, water, and telecommunications industries.
Updated: January 29, 2020
Jeanette Walter: email@example.com or 575.649.4812.
- Early registration discounts if made by March 20, 2020
- Registration is limited
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.
Registration instructions for Guest Speakers/Responders:
- Click the “Register Now” link above.
- Chose the registration category: Current Issues 2020 Guest Speaker/Responder ($0.00).
- Press “Proceed to Payment” button.
- Guest speakers/responders will be sent a formal confirmation from the CPU staff.
CANCELLATIONS: Cancellation requests received via email prior to March 15, 2020 will be refunded less a $100 processing fee. Substitutions can be made at any time. Send the appropriate attendee contact information to Jeanette Walter at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Eldorado Hotel Reservations
To reserve your room at the special conference rate of $196 per night, single or double:
- Online: CLICK HERE
- Call: 800.955.4455 and mention the NMSU Public Utilities conference, Group Code: 200331NMSU.
- Deadline: Reserve by March 13, 2020 for special conference room rate.
Should you have any problems reserving a hotel room, please call Jeanette Walter at 575-649-4812.
2020 Current Issues Attendees
Updated: February 13, 2020
Last First Title Commission/Company City State Albrecht Shari Feist Commissioner Kansas Corporation Commission Topeka KS Arminio Daniel Regulatory Affairs Rep Mississippi Power Company Gulfport MS Aron Benjamin Director, State Regulatory Affairs CTIA Washington DC Augeri Frank Lead Rate Specialist Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority New Britain CT Ayotte Alyson Assistant Rate Specialist Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority New Britain CT Balasbas Jay Commissioner Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission Lacey WA Barksdale Abbey ESG Manager American Water Camden NJ Barnes Conitsha Regulatory Affairs Manager Duke Energy Charlotte NC Bezecny Stephen VP - Rates/RPM CenterPoint Energy Houston TX Binswanger Lewis Vice President, Enternal Affairs Nicor Gas Naperville IL Black Noel Vice President, Federal Regulatory Affairs Southern Company Washington DC Bonrud Pamela Director Gov & Reg Affairs NorthWestern Energy Sioux Falls SD Burrow Michael CEO NineStar Connect Greenfield IN Burrows Lori VP/General Counsel Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation Little Rock AR Butler Jolynn Director, State Strategy AT&T Services, Inc. Columbus OH Byrd Sandra Vice President, Public Affairs & Member Services Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation Little Rock AR Cimernam Rick VP - External & State Affairs NCTA - The Internet & Television Association Washington DC Conley Jeffrey VP of Engineering & Operations NineStar Connect Greenfield IN Cooper Theresa Technical Advisor Oklahoma Corporation Commission Oklahoma City OK Danner David Chair Washington State Utilities and Transportation Commission Olympia WA Desselle Michael VP & CCAO Southwest Power Pool Little Rock AR Dion Philip VP Customer Solutions & Policy American Electric Power Columbus OH Duffy Susan Commissioner Kansas Corporation Commission Topeka KS Dusky Terry President ITC Midwest Earlham IA Dutrieuille Gladys Chairman Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission Harrisburg PA Elliott Lee Analyst Southwest Power Pool Little Rock AR Espinoza Valerie Commissioner New Mexico Public Regulation Commission Santa Fe NM Fenton Mark Executive Director Regulatory Policy \& Case Management PNM Albuquerque NM Foreman Linda Administrative Law Judge Oklahoma Corporation Commission Oklahoma City OK Freeman Bryce Administrator Wyoming Office of Consumer Advocate Cheyenne WY Graham Art Commissioner Flordia Public Service Commission Tallahassee FL Gregory Gary President Atmos Energy Corporation Denver CO Haas Bill Principal Corporate Counsel T-Mobile Cedar Rapids IA Hall Cynthia Commissioner New Mexico Public Regulation Commission Santa Fe NM Hanchey William VP Government Affairs CenturyLink Wake Forest NC Hanson Gary Chairman South Dakota Public Utilities Commission Pierre SD Hardwick Susan Executive VP & CFO American Water Camden NJ Harper Mark Senior Director Public Policy CenturyLink Monroe LA Hayes Phillip Director, Chairman NineStar Connect Greenfield IN Herman Alexandra Corporate Counsel T-Mobile Parsippany NJ Hofmann Sarah Commissioner Vermont Public Utility Commission Montpelier VT Holden Mary-Anna Commissioner New Jersey Board of Public Utilities Trenton NJ Holt David President Consumer Energy Alliance Houston TX Howard John Commissioner South Carolina Public Service Commission Columbia SC Huser Geri Chair Iowa Utilities Board Des Moines IA Janson Julie EVP, External Affairs and President, Carolinas Region Duke Energy Charlotte NC Joaquim Nancy Associate Rate Specialist Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority New Britain CT Johnson Brad Chairman Montana Public Service Commission Helena MT Keen Dwight Commissioner Kansas Corporation Commission Topeka KS Kelly Suedeen Partner Jenner & Block LLP Washington DC Kiernan Tom CEO American Wind Energy Association Washington DC Kolbeck Steve Principal Manager -South Dakota Xcel Energy Sioux Falls SD LeFevers Dan Director, State & Consumer Programs GTI Energy Des Plaines IL Leist Rosemary Sr. Numbering Policy Manager T-Mobile Tampa FL Leopold Diane Executive Vice President & Co-Chief Operating Officer Dominion Energy Richmond VA LeVar Thad Chair Public Service Commission of Utah Salt Lake City UT Lipper Susan State Government Affairs Director T-Mobile Sacramento CA Loudenslager Sam Director, Regulatory Policy Southwest Power Pool Little Rock AR Manthe C.J. Commissioner Public Utilities Commission of Nevada Carson City NV Martin Chasta Vice President Regulatory Relations & Policy CenterPoint Energy Houston TX McKaig Paul Retired Oncor Electric Delivery Austin TX McNamara Joseph Policy Analyst Sandia National Laboratories Albuquerque NM Merrifield Jeffrey Partner Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman Washington DC Moeller Clair President & Chief Operating Officer MISO Eagan MN Murphy Dana Commissioner Oklahoma Corporation Commission Oklahoma City OK Nelson Chris Vice Chairman South Dakota Public Utilities Commission Pierre SD Nelson Robert A. Consumer Counsel Montana Consumer Counsel Helena MT Nessing Sandy Managing Director American Electric Power Columbus OH O'Connell-Diaz Erin President FutureFWD, Inc. Bull Valley IL O'Guinn Kimberly Commissioner Arkansas Public Service Commission Little Rock AR Ohta Teri Director, Regulatory Affairs T-Mobile Bellevue WA Phillips Willie Chairman Public Service Commission of the District of Columbia Washington DC Pietrzyk Mary Director, Public Affairs Nuclear Energy Institute Washington DC Powell Regis Sr. Policy Analyst Arkansas Public Service Commission Little Rock AR Presley Brandon Commissioner MS Public Service Commission Nettleton MS Rippie Glenn Partner Jenner & Block LLP Chicago IL Robinson Michael Commissioner Wyoming Public Service Commission Cheyenne WY Rodriguez Deanna Vice President Entergy Texas Austin TX Santana Jeni Sr. Government Affairs Manager T-Mobile Sacramento CA Sherwood Pamela Assistant General Counsel CenturyLink Indianapolis IN Shurden Shawn Regulatory Affairs Mississippi Power Company Gulfport MS Snitchler Todd President & CEO EPSA Washington DC Specter Rob VP for Finance & Treasurer Catholic University Washington DC Steele Bill President Bill Steele and Associates LLC Highlands Ranch CO Suskie Paul Exec VP & General Councel Southwest Power Pool Little Rock AR Thomas Michele VP, State Government Affairs T-Mobile Palm Beach Gardens FL Thormeyer Rob Senior Director, Communications \& Adovcacy Utilities Technology Council Arlington VA Trammell Brooke RVP, Rates & Regulatory Affairs Xcel Energy Denver CO Trinchero Mark Partner Davis Wright Tremaine LLP Portland OR Tulloh Brian Exec Dir, External Affairs North Region MISO Eagan MN Tuma John Commissioner Minnesota Public Utilities Commission St. Paul MN Vail Steve Director NineStar Connect Greenfield IN Wagner Nick Board Member Iowa Utilities Board Marion IA Walker DeAnn Chairman Public Utility Commission of Texas Austin TX Walker-Ratliff Joan Director Regulatory Affairs Phillips 66 Ponca City OK
Presentations will be posted after the conference subject to speaker approval.