Nevada Public Utilities Commission

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The Nevada Public Utilities Commission is a three member board in the Nevada state government.

The mission of the PUC is to "Supervise and regulate the operation and maintenance of utility services in Nevada."[1]

Current officeholder

The current chairman is Alaina Burtenshaw. She was appointed as Chair on February 2, 2011. Commissioners include Rebecca Wagner and David Noble.


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Per 703.030 of the Nevada Revised Statutes, the governor appoints the three members of the commission to four year terms. The appointees must have at least two years of experiences in either accounting, business administration, finance, economics, administrative law or professional engineering. Additionally, no more than two commissioner may be from the same political party or the same field of experience.[2]


See also: Compensation of state executive officers


In 2012, the commissioners were paid an estimated $112,275. This figure comes from the Council of State Governments.


In 2009, Nevada Public Utilities Commissioners were paid an estimated $112,275 according to the Council of State Governments.[3]

Contact information

Carson City Office
1150 East William Street
Carson City, NV 89701
Phone: (775) 684-6101
Fax: (775) 684-6110
Consumer Complaints: (775) 684-6100

Las Vegas Office
9075 West Diablo Drive, Suite 250
Las Vegas, NV 89148
Phone: (702) 486-7210
Fax: (702) 486-7206
Consumer Complaints: (702) 486-2600

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