James Volz

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James Volz
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Vermont Public Service Board
Incumbent
In office
March 1, 2005 - Present
Term ends
2017
Years in position 9
PartyNonpartisan
Compensation
Base salary$126,360
Elections and appointments
AppointedMarch 1, 2005; March 1, 2011
Appointed byGovernor of Vermont
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sBoston University
J.D.Franklin Pierce Law Center
Websites
Office website
James Volz is the current chairman of the Vermont Public Service Board. He was first appointed by then-Governor Jim Douglas to a six year term beginning March 1, 2005 and re-appointed to a second six-year term by Gov. Peter Shumlin on March 1, 2011.[1]

Biography

Volz came to Vermont in 1981 as a clerk for the Vermont Supreme Court. After clerking, he served as a Deputy State's Attorney in Brattleboro before entering private practice for a few years.

Volz worked for the Vermont Department of Public Service for twenty years, sixteen of which he spent as the Director of Public Advocacy. In that capacity, Volz directed the litigation of the entire department, drafted legislation, testified before the legislature, and advised both the Commissioner of Public Service and the governor.[1]

Education

  • B.A., Boston University
  • J.D., Franklin Pierce Law Center

Political career

Vermont Public Service Board (2005-present)

Volz has served as Chairman of the Vermont Public Service Board since 2005.[1]

Appointments

2011

Volz was re-appointed to the Vermont Public Service Board by Gov. Peter Shumlin in 2011 and confirmed by the Vermont Legislature in 2012.[2]

2005

Volz was first appointed to the Vermont Public Service Board by then-Gov. James Douglas in 2005.

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Vermont Public Service Board
2005–present
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