PUCO Nominating Council Sends Names to Governor


The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) Nominating Council this week submitted the names of five finalists to be considered by Gov. John Kasich to fill two commissioner positions. The Nominating Council recommended the following individuals to fill the unexpired term ending April 10, 2020: Daniel Conway, Lawrence Friedeman, J. Edward Hess and Raymond Lawton. The Nominating Council also recommended Gregory Williams be included for consideration for the five-year term commencing on April 11, 2017 and end April 10, 2022, along with the remaining three individuals from above not selected by the governor. The PUCO Nominating Council is a 12-member panel charged with screening candidates for the position of commissioner.  1/26/2017