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Alaina Burtenshaw

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Alaina Burtenshaw
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Nevada Public Utilities Commission
Incumbent
In office
January 18, 2010 - Present
Term ends
September 30, 2017
Years in position 4
PartyNonpartisan
Leadership
Chairman of the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada
February 2, 2011 - Present
Compensation
Base salary$112,275
Elections and appointments
AppointedJanuary 18, 2010
Appointed byGov. Jim Gibbons
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sIdaho State University
J.D.University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Websites
Office website
Alaina Burtenshaw serves on the Nevada Public Utilities Commission. She has been a member of the commission since 2010 and was first appointed as chairman on February 2, 2011 by Governor Brian Sandoval. On June 24, 2013, Governor Sandoval reappointed Burtenshaw as chairman. Prior to her appointment as chairman, she was appointed commissioner to the PUCN by Governor Jim Gibbons on January 18, 2010.[1]
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Biography

Burtenshaw is a licensed attorney in the state of Nevada. She has worked for the PUCN since 1992. Prior to becoming a commissioner she served as staff counsel, assistant staff counsel and principal attorney. Burtenshaw had a private practice focusing on administrative law in Las Vegas from 1987 to 1992.[1]

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts degree in history, Idaho State University
  • Juris doctorate degree, University of Nebraska-Lincoln[2]

Political career

Public Utilities Commission (2010-Present)

Burtenshaw was appointed to the Commission on January 18, 2010 and appointed as Chair on February 2, 2011. Prior to her appointment as chairman, she was appointed commissioner to the PUCN by Governor Jim Gibbons on January 18, 2010.[1]

Appointments

2013

Burtenshaw was reappointed as chairman of the Nevada Public Utilities Commission by Governor Brian Sandoval (R) on June 24, 2013.[1]

2011

Burtenshaw was appointed as chairman of the Nevada Public Utilities Commission by Governor Brian Sandoval (R) on February 2, 2011. She replaced Samuel Thompson who resigned his position.[3]

2010

Burtenshaw was appointed to the Nevada Public Utilities Commission by Governor Jim Gibbons on January 18, 2010.[1]

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