April 13, 2017
PUC Chair Donna Nelson to Retire
The Public Utility Commission of Texas's chairman announced Thursday that she will retire from the commission May 15th.
Donna L. Nelson was appointed to the PUC by then-Governor Rick Perry in 2008 after having been an advisor to Perry for years.
She became chairwoman in 2011.
Her term as chairwoman, most recently renewed by a 2015 appointment by Governor Greg Abbott, was set to expire in 2021.
She announced her retirement at today's regular PUC meeting in Austin.
By Mike Shiloh
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