The North Dakota Public Service Commission
is a three person state executive board in the North Dakota state government.
The current chairman is Tony Clark. He serves alongside Kevin Cramer and Brian Kalk.
The state Constitution establishes the three person public service commission in Article V, Section 2:
The qualified electors of the state at the times and places of choosing members of the legislative assembly shall choose a governor, lieutenant governor, agriculture commissioner, attorney general, auditor, insurance commissioner, three public service commissioners, secretary of state, superintendent of public instruction, tax commissioner, and treasurer. ...
The commissioners are elected on a statewide basis to staggered six year terms. Commissioner Clark's term expires in 2012, and he has announced that he will not run for re-election. Commissioner Cramer's term expires in 2016, and Commissioner Kalk's term expires in 2014.
Divisions of the office