Total public member: 3
Method of Appointment: Appointed by Mayor, confirmed by Council
2018 Appointments: 2
Length of Appointment: 4 years
Residency: Required DC residency
Paid board: $155 - $175K
The Public Service Commission of the District of Columbia (PSC) was originally established by Congress in 1913 and was reaffirmed by Congress as an independent agency of the District of Columbia Government in the District of Columbia Home Rule Charter in 1973. The PSC functions as an independent, quasi-judicial agency in the District of Columbia Government.
The mission of the PSC is to serve the public interest by ensuring that financially healthy electric, natural gas, and telecommunications companies provide safe, reliable, and quality services at reasonable rates for District of Columbia residential, business, and government customers. The function of the Public Service Commission is to insure that every public utility doing business within the District of Columbia furnishes service and facilities reasonably safe and adequate and in all respects. The Public Service Commission of the District of Columbia’s mission is to serve the public interest by ensuring that financially healthy electric, natural gas and telecommunications companies provide safe, reliable and quality utility services at reasonable rates for District of Columbia residential, business and government customers.
PSC accomplishes this goal by:
For more information about the PSC, please visit here:
The Public Service Commission of the District of Columbia shall be composed of 3 commissioners appointed by the Mayor by and with the advice and consent of the Council. In 2018, Mayor Bowser will make 2 appointments to the Public Service Commission, and hence we are seeking a qualified district residents for appointment.
Candidates must have direct related work experience, a mastery of issues / decisions made by PSC and direct experience in adjudication or litigation.
Failure to meet each factor below will disqualify your candidacy. All candidates must
To be eligible, candidate may not:
If interested in this appointment please apply by completing this application and attaching required documents.