National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners President Philip Jones of Washington tapped Missouri Public Service Commission Chair Robert Kenney to lead the Association’s Committee on Energy Resources and the Environment, effective Aug. 1.
Chair Kenney, who currently serves as a co-vice chair of the group, will replace current Committee Chair Jeanne Fox of New Jersey. President Jones also appointed Commissioner Kelly Speakes-Backman of Maryland as co-vice chair, who will join sitting Co-Vice Chair Jim Gardner of Kentucky.
Chair Kenney was appointed to the Missouri Public Service Commission in July 2009. He became chair of the commission in March 2013.