Margaret E. “Meg” Curran

From Ballotpedia
(Redirected from Margaret Curran)
Jump to: navigation, search
Margaret E. Curran
Meg Curran.jpg
Rhode Island Public Utilities Commissioner
Incumbent
In office
June 2013 - present
Years in position 1
PartyNonpartisan
Compensation
Base salary$125,071
Elections and appointments
Appointed byGov. Lincoln Chafee
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
U.S. Attorney for the District of Rhode Island
1998-2003
Education
High schoolWarwick's Pilgrim High School
Bachelor'sUniversity of Pennsylvania
Master'sPurdue University
J.D.University of Connecticut School of Law
Websites
Office website
Margaret E. "Meg" Curran is chairperson of the Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission. She was nominated to chair the commission by Governor Lincoln Chafee on May 29, 2013. Curran replaced Elia Germani, as Germani's term expired March 1, 2013 and he was not reappointed. Curran serves alongside commissioners Paul Roberti and Mary Bray.[1][2]

Biography

Curran was editor-in-chief of the law review at University of Connecticut School of Law during her time as a student there. She served as the first woman US Attorney for the District of Rhode Island, and was involved in the Plunder Dome investigations which lead to the prosecution of several members of Providence City Hall. Following her tenure as a US Attorney, Curran worked as a federal monitor for four years.[3] From 2006 to 2008, she worked as a consultant ethics monitor at Roger Williams Medical Center following corruption charges against the hospital.[2] Currently, Curran sits on the Rhode Island Parole Board and is the chairwoman of the Rhode Island Health Benefits Exchange board of directors.[3] She stated in her nomination hearing with the Senate Committee on Commerce that if appointed to the Public Utilities Commission she would leave the Parole Board.[2]

Education

  • J.D. University of Connecticut School of Law
  • MS Purdue University
  • B.A. University of Pennsylvania
  • Warwick's Pilgrim High School[3]

Political career

Public Utilities Commission (2013-present)

Curran was nominated to chair the commission by Governor Lincoln Chafee on May 29, 2013. Curran would replace Elia Germani as chair of the commission, as Germani's term expired March 1, 2013 and he was not reappointed.[1][2]

United States Attorney (1998-2003)

Curran was appointed to United State Attorney for the District of Rhode Island by President Bill Clinton in 1998. She was kept in this position under President George W. Bush.

Appointments

1998-2003

Curran was appointed to United State Attorney for the District of Rhode Island by President Bill Clinton in 1998. She was kept in this position under President George W. Bush.

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term "Margaret + Curran + Rhode + Island"

All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.

Margaret Curran News Feed

  • Loading...

See also

External links

BP-Initials-UPDATED.png
Suggest a link

References

Political offices
Preceded by
Elia Germani
Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission
2013-present
Succeeded by
NA