On June 20th, North Dakota Governor Jack Dalrymple appointed administrative law judge Bonny Fetch to the state's Public Utilities Commission. The seat was vacant due to Commissioner Tony Clark's appointment to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
ND PUC seats are won in state-wide elections, and Commissioner Fetch will serve until January, when an elected Commissioner will step into the seat. This fall, the seat is being contested by Republican State Senator Randy Christman and Brad Crabtree, a renewable energy advocate from Kulm, ND.
Commissioner Fetch is a native of Bismarck, ND. The 68-year-old Fetch has been an administrative law judge since the North Dakota Legislature created the Office of Administrative Hearings in 1991.
The office has three full-time administrative law judges. Fetch, who has a psychology degree from the University of Texas at Austin, is the only non-lawyer.
Before that, Fetch was a hearing officer and analyst for North Dakota state government’s personnel division, which is now called Human Resource Management Services. She has also worked for the Mental Health Center in Mandan
She has been on the National Association of Hearing Officers Board since 2003 and just completed her second 2 year term as President.
After the election, Ms. Fetch plans to return to her position as an administrative law judge.
© 2015 Wind on the Wires, All Rights Reserved
Michigan State Update - July 2015Transmission/MVP 2015 Mid-Year UpdateWind on the Wires Organizes Educational Tour for Legislators at Ventower Facility, Monroe, MichiganWOW Welcomes Isak Kvam, Communications/Policy Associate
Clean Power PlanMISOMedia NewsletterPTCPartnership UpdatesPast EventsRPSRegulatory CommissionsSitingSolarWind is cheaptransmission
40x30, 111d, 2015 gala, affordable, ara, awea, badger-coulee, badger coulee, beth soholt, blattner, buy the farm, capx, capx2020, carbon, ce&j, clean energy, clean line energy, clean power plan, clinton, co-ops, coal, competitive procurement, construction, corporate purchasing, cost, costs, cpp, deed, docket er12-309, doe, economic development, edpr, eipc, electric vehicles, ellison, emf, entergy, enxco, epa, ercot, ferc, ferc order 1000, gala, gouged by the wind, governor dayton, grain belt, grant, gre, grid, health impacts, ia, iberdrola, il, illinois, illinois state university, indiana, iowa, itpf, jobs, justin pickar, kfyrtv, kuehn, leroy, mccollum, members meetings, mi, michigan, michigan thumb loop, minnesota, miso, mn, morning consult, mortenson, mtep16, mvp, mvps, natural gas, north dakota, pac, pjm, policy, price, prices, protest, ptc, public utilities commission, queue reform, rates, recb, regulators, reliability, renewable energy, renewable portfolio standards, renz, res, retirements, rothman, rps, scott, sioux, siting, soholt, sokolski, solar, south dakota, sutley, taxes, tenaska, tony clark, transmission, tribes, vestas, wapa, wi, wildlife, wind, wind and birds, windlogics, windpower2015, wisconsin, wowe
Not a Member? Want to know more?
Already a Member? Need web access?