Andre Porter

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Andre Porter
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Ohio Public Utilities Commission
Incumbent
In office
April 2015–present
Term ends
April 10, 2020
Years in position 0
PartyNonpartisan
Leadership
Chairman of the Ohio Public Utilities Commission
2015–present
Elections and appointments
Appointed2015
Appointed byGov. John KasichRepublican Party
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Ohio Director of Commerce
2013–2015
Ohio Public Utilities Commission
2011–2013
Education
Bachelor'sCapital University
J.D.The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law
Personal
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Office website
Andre Porter is a current member and the chairman of the Ohio Public Utilities Commission (PUCO). He was appointed to the position by Gov. John Kasich (R) in 2015, for a term ending April 10, 2020.[1] Porter is a Republican, but his role on the commission is nonpartisan.[2]

Porter previously served as a member of the PUCO from April 2011–April 2013. He left the commission in April 2013 to become director of the Ohio Department of Commerce.[3] Kasich appointed Porter to both positions.[4]

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Biography

Prior to his appointment to the PUCO, Porter was an attorney at the law firm of Schottenstein Zox & Dunn. His practice focused on energy and utility regulation, along with real estate tax issues.[5]

Education

  • B.A., Capital University
  • J.D., The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law

Political career

Ohio Public Utilities Commission (2015–present)

Porter has served as chairman of the Ohio Public Utilities Commission since April 2015.[1]

Director, Ohio Department of Commerce (2013-2015)

Porter assumed office as director of the Ohio Department of Commerce April 22, 2013. He stepped down in 2015 when Kasich appointed him to rejoin the public utilities commission and named him its chairman.

Ohio Public Utilities Commission (2011-2013)

Porter's first stint on the Ohio Public Utilities Commission was from April 2011–April 2013. He left the PUCO to accept another appointment by Kasich as the director of the Ohio Department of Commerce.[3]

Appointments

2015

Porter was appointed Ohio Public Utilities Commission Chairman by Gov. Kasich in 2015, for a term expiring April 10, 2020.[1]

2013

Porter was appointed as director of the Ohio Department of Commerce by Gov. John Kasich (R) on April 11, 2013.[6]

2011

Porter was appointed to the Ohio Public Utilities Commission by Gov. John Kasich (R) on February 28, 2011, for a term beginning April 11, 2011.[7]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Steven Lesser (D)
Ohio Public Utilities Commission
2015–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
David Goodman
Director of the Ohio Department of Commerce
2013–2015
Succeeded by
Jaqueline T. Williams
Preceded by
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Ohio Public Utilities Commission
2011–2013
Succeeded by
Asim Z. Haque