Lisa Polak Edgar

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Lisa Polak Edgar
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Florida Public Service Commission
Incumbent
In office
2005 - Present
Term ends
2017
Years in position 9
PartyNonpartisan
Leadership
Chair, Florida Public Service Commission
2006-2010
Compensation
Base salary$125,000
Elections and appointments
Appointed2005
Appointed byGovernor Jeb Bush
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sFlorida State University (1985)
J.D.Florida State University School of Law (1988)
Personal
ReligionUnited Methodist
Websites
Office website
Lisa Polak Edgar is a member of the Florida Public Service Commission, the state body charged with regulating the state's utility companies. She was first appointed to this position in 2005 by Gov. Jeb Bush (R).[1]

Biography

Edgar served as Deputy Secretary for Planning and Management in the Florida Department of Environmental Protection from 1990-2005. Additionally, she has been Senior Cabinet Aide at the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Professor at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, Staff Counsel/Legislative Analyst for Florida Senate Committees on Reapportionment and Regulated Industries, and Chief Analyst on Environmental Policy in the Governor's Office of Policy and Budget.[2]

Education

  • J.D., Florida State University School of Law, 1988
  • B.A., Political Science, Florida State University, 1985

Political career

Florida Public Service Commission (2005-Present)

Edgar served as Chair of the Florida Public Service Commission from 2006 to 2010.[2]

Appointments

2013

Edgar was re-appointed to a third four-year term on the Florida Public Service Commission by Gov. Rick Scott (R) on September 21, 2012. While some 20 candidates initially sought the post, the PSC Nominating Council submitted four candidates to the governor. The other three included former state Rep. Ken Littlefield, Luz Weinberg and Donald Polmann.[3][4]

2009

Gov. Charlie Crist re-appointed Edgar to a four-year term in 2009, ending on January 1, 2013.[1]

2005

Edgar was first appointed to the Florida Public Service Commission in 2005 by Gov. Jeb Bush (R).

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