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Jeffrey Goltz
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Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission
Incumbent
In office
February 2009 - Present
Years in position 5
PartyNonpartisan
Leadership
Chairman, Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission
2009 – 2013
Compensation
Base salary$124,164
Elections and appointments
AppointedFebruary 3, 2009
Appointed byGov. Chris Gregoire
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Deputy Attorney General of Washington
2001-2009
Education
Bachelor'sMacalester College (1971)
J.D.University of Oregon School of Law (1974)
Personal
Place of birthMinneapolis, Minnesota
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Office website
Jeffrey Goltz is a member of the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission. He was first named to the commission in 2009 and served as chairman from February 2009 to February 2013.[1]

Biography

An attorney by trade, Goltz practiced law for 34 years before he was named to the WUTC. Thirty of these years were in the Washington Attorney General's Office, under four different attorneys general. He served as Deputy Attorney General from 2001 to 2009. Before that he headed the AGO’s Utilities and Transportation Division for 11 years, was head of the Ecology Division, and an assistant attorney general both in the Ecology and Revenue Divisions.[2]

Education

  • J.D., University of Oregon, 1974
  • B.A., Macalester College, 1971

Political career

Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (2009-present)

Goltz has served as a member of the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission since 2009 and served as chairman from February 2009 to February 2013.[2]

Deputy Attorney General of Washington (2001-2009)

Goltz was one of four supervising deputy attorneys general from 2001 to 2009.[2]

Appointments

2009

Goltz was named as chair of the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission by Gov. Chris Gregoire on February 3, 2009. She stated, “I have no doubt that Jeff has the leadership and strong ethical background that is required to successfully manage this dynamic and complex agency. Jeff brings an incredible passion for public service and constructive approach to any challenge. I look forward to working with him in this important role.”[3]

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