|Wyoming Public Service Commission|
|November 17, 2008 - Present|
|Years in position||7|
|Elections and appointments|
|Appointed||November 17, 2008|
|Appointed by||Gov. Dave Freudenthal|
|Bachelor's||Yale University (1970)|
|J.D.||Harvard Law School (1973)|
An attorney by trade, Minier practiced law in Cheyenne from 1980 to 2002, with an emphasis on civil litigation and administrative law. He became Chairman of the State Board of Equalization in 2003, serving in that role until his appointment to the WPSC in 2008.
- J.D., Harvard Law School
- Bachelor's, Yale University
Wyoming Public Service Commission (2008-present)
Minier has served as Chair of the Wyoming Public Service Commission since 2008.
Wyoming State Board of Equalization (2003-2008)
Minier served as chairman of the Wyoming State Board of Equalization from March 2003 through November 2008.
Wyoming's population in 2014 was 584,153 according to the United States Census Bureau. This estimate represented a 3.6 percent change from the bureau's 2010 estimate. The state's population per square mile was 5.8 in 2010, trailing the national average of 87.4. Wyoming experienced a 2.8 percent increase in total employment from 2011 to 2012 based on census data, exceeding a 2.2 percent increase at the national level during the same period.
Wyoming fell below the national average for residents who attained at least bachelor's degrees based on census data from 2009 to 2013. The United States Census Bureau found that 24.7 percent of Wyoming residents aged 25 years and older attained bachelor's degrees compared to 28.8 percent at the national level. The median household income in Wyoming was $57,406 between 2009 and 2013 compared to a $53,046 national median income. Census information showed a 10.9 percent poverty rate in Wyoming during the study period compared to a 14.5 percent national poverty rate.
Note: The United States Census Bureau considers "Hispanic or Latino" to be a place of origin rather than a race. Citizens may report both their race and their place of origin, and as a result, the percentages in each column of the racial demographics table may exceed 100 percent.
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- Wyoming Public Service Commission
- Commissioner biographies
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Alan Minier on LinkedIn
- SNL, "Wyoming governor reappoints PSC member," March 2, 2015
- Wyoming Public Service Commission, " Commissioners," accessed March 12, 2013
- LinkedIn, "Alan Minier," accessed March 12, 2013
- United States Census Bureau, "QuickFacts Beta," accessed April 3, 2015
- Wyoming Secretary of State, "Wyoming Election Results," accessed April 3, 2015
- The American Presidency Project, "Presidential Elections Data," accessed April 3, 2015
- United States Census Bureau, "Frequently Asked Questions," accessed April 21, 2014
- Each column will add up to 100 percent after removing the "Hispanic or Latino" place of origin percentages, although rounding by the Census Bureau may make the total one- or two-tenths off from being exactly 100 percent. This Ballotpedia page provides a more detailed explanation of how the Census Bureau handles race and ethnicity in its surveys.
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