Commission and Staff

The Commission regulates the rates, charges, acts and practices of those persons, firms and governmental subdivisions that provide certain public services, including electricity, natural gas, water, sewer, telecommunications, solid waste disposal (landfills), gas pipeline safety and, to some extent, the transportation of persons and property for hire over the public highways of the State. Motor carriers regulated by the Commission include taxi service, specialized limousine service, solid waste, transportation service and third-party towing. The Commission sets statewide policies for utility regulation through rulemaking proceedings, investigates the acts and practices of regulated utilities, recommends statutory changes that affect utilities and the Commission, and sets the administrative policies for the agency.

The Office of the Commission includes the Commissioners and the Quality Assurance, Communications and Government Relations Divisions and support personnel.

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Telephone Directory
Name Title Number
Charlotte R. Lane Chairman (304) 340-0306
Karen Marion Secretary to Chairman Lane (304) 340-0306
Brooks McCabe Commissioner (304) 340-0303
Shonette McGlothlin Secretary to Commissioner McCabe (304) 340-0303
Renee Larrick Commissioner (304) 340-0307
Lynada Woods Secretary to Commissioner Larrick (304) 340-0307
Commission Staff
Secretary (304) 340-0301
Director, Quality Assurance (304) 340-0351
Utilities Analyst 5 (304) 340-0336
Director of Communications (304) 340-0820
Public Information Specialist (304) 340-0836
Executive Assistant (304) 340-0822
Fax   (304) 340-3758