Louisiana Public Service Commissioner Eric Skrmetta (R-Metairie) has been reelected chair of the five-member panel that regulates the state’s utility industries.
At the Commission’s monthly meeting this morning, Skrmetta was reelected to a one-year term by a 4-1 vote.
“I’m really heartened by this vote and by the margin,” said Skrmetta. “I look forward to the coming year as chairman and to continuing our work to protect our citizens’ financial and energy interests.”
Skrmetta was also re-named the Commission’s representative to OMS, the Organization of MISO States.
Commissioner Clyde Holloway was elected vice chairman. Commissioner Lambert Boissiere was named the LPSC’s representative to the Entergy Regional State Committee (ERSC).
For more information about Skrmetta, visit www.ericskrmetta.com and find him on Facebook at “Commissioner Eric Skrmetta, LPSC.”
For more information about MISO, visit www.MISOstates.org. For more information about the ERSC, visit http://entergy.com/energydelivery/reg_state_committee.aspx.