Michael Albert

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Michael Albert
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West Virginia Public Service Commission
Incumbent
In office
February 2007 - Present
Term ends
June 30, 2019
Years in position 7
PartyNonpartisan
Compensation
Base salary$90,000
Elections and appointments
AppointedFebruary 2007
Appointed byGov. Joe Manchin
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sWest Virginia University
J.D.West Virginia University College of Law
Military service
Service/branchU.S. Navy
Websites
Office website
Michael Albert is the current Chairman of the West Virginia Public Service Commission. He was first appointed to the position in February 2007 to serve the remainder of an unexpired term that ended June 30, 2007. He was re-appointed to full six-year terms in 2007 and 2013.[1]

Biography

After graduating with a BSBA in accounting from West Virginia University, Albert was commissioned as an officer in the U.S. Navy. He served a tour of duty in Vietnam and received an Honorable discharge. He returned to WVU and earned a law degree and later worked in the Business Law department of Jackson Kelly, PLLC, focusing on "public utilities and business and commercial transactions."[1]

He currently serves as the President of the Board of Directors of the Kanawha County Public Library and is a past member of the Board of Directors for the Education Alliance, Junior Achievement of Kanawha County, and the WVU Law School Visiting Committee.

Education

  • BSBA, Accounting, West Virginia University
  • J.D., West Virginia University College of Law

Political career

West Virginia Public Service Commission (2007 - Present)

Albert served on the commission since February 2007. He was first appointed by Gov. Joe Manchin for a partial term and appointed to a full term that began July 1, 2007. He was re-appointed for a full six-year term by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin on May 20, 2013.[2]

Appointments

2013

Albert was re-appointed to the West Virginia Public Service Commission in June 2013 for a term ending in 2019.[3]

2007

Albert was first appointed to the commission in February 2007 to fill an unexpired term ending June 30, 2007. He was re-appointed to a full, six-year term ending June 30, 2013.[1]

Personal

Albert lives in Charleston with his wife, Laura Lee. Together, they have three children and five grandsons.[1]

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