Alan Minier

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Alan Minier
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Wyoming Public Service Commission
In office
November 17, 2008 - Present
Term ends
March 2021
Years in position 7
Base salary$120,340
Elections and appointments
AppointedNovember 17, 2008
Appointed byGov. Dave Freudenthal
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sYale University (1970)
J.D.Harvard Law School (1973)
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Alan Minier is the current chairman of the Wyoming Public Service Commission. He was first appointed to the commission on November 17, 2008, and he was reappointed on February 26, 2015. His term will expire in March 2021.[1]


An attorney by trade, Minier practiced law in Cheyenne from 1980 to 2002, with an emphasis on civil litigation and administrative law. He became Chairman of the State Board of Equalization in 2003, serving in that role until his appointment to the WPSC in 2008.[2]


  • J.D., Harvard Law School
  • Bachelor's, Yale University

Political career

Wyoming Public Service Commission (2008-present)

Minier has served as Chair of the Wyoming Public Service Commission since 2008.

Wyoming State Board of Equalization (2003-2008)

Minier served as chairman of the Wyoming State Board of Equalization from March 2003 through November 2008.[3]



Minier was reappointed to the Wyoming Public Service Commission by Gov. Matt Mead on February 26, 2015.[1]


Minier was appointed to the Wyoming Public Service Commission by Gov. Dave Freudenthal on November 17, 2008.

State profile

Wyoming's population in 2014 was 584,153.

Wyoming's population in 2014 was 584,153 according to the United States Census Bureau. This estimate represented a 3.6 percent change from the bureau's 2010 estimate. The state's population per square mile was 5.8 in 2010, trailing the national average of 87.4. Wyoming experienced a 2.8 percent increase in total employment from 2011 to 2012 based on census data, exceeding a 2.2 percent increase at the national level during the same period.[4]


Wyoming fell below the national average for residents who attained at least bachelor's degrees based on census data from 2009 to 2013. The United States Census Bureau found that 24.7 percent of Wyoming residents aged 25 years and older attained bachelor's degrees compared to 28.8 percent at the national level. The median household income in Wyoming was $57,406 between 2009 and 2013 compared to a $53,046 national median income. Census information showed a 10.9 percent poverty rate in Wyoming during the study period compared to a 14.5 percent national poverty rate.[4]

Racial Demographics, 2013[4]
Race Wyoming (%) United States (%)
White 92.7 77.7
Black or African American 1.7 13.2
American Indian and Alaska Native 2.6 1.2
Asian 0.9 5.3
Two or More Races 1.9 2.4
Hispanic or Latino 9.7 17.1

Presidential Voting Pattern, 2000-2012[5][6]
Year Democratic vote in Wyoming (%) Republican vote in Wyoming (%) Democratic vote in U.S. (%) Republican vote in U.S. (%)
2012 27.6 68.2 51.1 47.2
2008 32.4 64.4 52.9 45.7
2004 28.8 68.2 48.3 50.7
2000 27.3 66.7 48.4 47.9

Note: The United States Census Bureau considers "Hispanic or Latino" to be a place of origin rather than a race. Citizens may report both their race and their place of origin, and as a result, the percentages in each column of the racial demographics table may exceed 100 percent.[7][8]

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