New Commissioner Takes Over at FERC

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On Nov. 29, 2017, The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) swore in Richard Glick as Commissioner. Glick was nominated by President Donald J. Trump in August 2017 and confirmed by the U.S. Senate on Nov. 2, 2017.

Prior to joining the commission, Glick was general counsel for the Democrats on the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, serving as a senior policy advisor on numerous issues including electricity and renewable energy.

Previously, Glick was vice president of government affairs for Iberdrola’s renewable energy, electric and gas utility, and natural gas storage businesses in the United States. He ran the company’s Washington, DC, office and was responsible for developing and implementing the U.S. businesses’ federal legislative and regulatory policy advocacy strategies. Before that, Glick served as a director of government affairs for PPM Energy and before that was director of government affairs for PacifiCorp. He also served as a senior policy advisor to U.S. Energy Secretary Bill Richardson, and was legislative director and chief counsel to U.S. Senator Dale Bumpers of Arkansas. From 1988-1992, Glick was an associate with the law firm of Verner, Liipfert, Bernhard, McPherson and Hand.

He is a graduate of George Washington University and Georgetown Law.

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