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Chairman Donna L. Nelson

Advancing Innovation through Competition

Commissioner Donna L. Nelson


Welcome to the Public Utility Commission and this website. As a member of the Public Utility Commission, I will work tirelessly to ensure that Texans have an abundance of reliable, competitively priced electricity and telecommunications services, and a PUC that is responsive to your needs.

Donna L. Nelson was appointed by Governor Greg Abbott on September 10, 2015 for a term set to expire September 1, 2021. Chairman Nelson was first appointed by Governor Rick Perry to the Public Utility Commission on August 15, 2008 and named chairman on July 26, 2011.

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