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Nevada PUC Chair Williamson Appointed to NARUC Board of Directors

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Contact: Regina L. Davis,


WASHINGTON (June 27, 2022) — The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners welcomes a new member to its Board of Directors, with the appointment of Commissioner Hayley Williamson, chair of the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada.

Williamson has served as a commissioner at the PUCN since 2019 and served previously as the senior general counsel and acting general counsel. She has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point, a juris doctorate from Vermont Law School and a Master of Philosophy degree from the University of Cambridge.

“I am humbled and honored to be joining the NARUC Board. I appreciate all of the hard work being done by the Board and look forward to serving amongst my fellow commissioners,” said Williamson.

“On behalf of the NARUC Board, I am pleased to welcome Chair Williamson, who brings exceptional leadership skills and possesses a deep understanding of utility regulation,” said NARUC President Judith Williams Jagdmann.

The board consists of 20 members, plus the NARUC president, the first and second vice presidents, each past-president who is still an active NARUC member and the chairs of all standing committees. Board appointments are made by the NARUC president and serve four-year terms. As the supervisory body, the board oversees the Association’s general and financial functions and approves resolutions that serve as the Association's policy.



NARUC is a non-profit organization founded in 1889 whose members include the governmental agencies that are engaged in the regulation of utilities and carriers in the fifty states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. NARUC's member agencies regulate telecommunications, energy, and water utilities. NARUC represents the interests of state public utility commissions before the three branches of the federal government.