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Commissioners & Staff

Commissioners are appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Governor's Council for six year staggered terms. Staff: 70.


Amy Ignatius

Amy L. Ignatius, Chairman, 271-2442; Appointed June 2009, term ends June 30, 2015. University of Wisconsin (BA, American History, 1977); University of Virginia (JD, 1982).

Prior experience:  NH Department of Justice, General Counsel, NH PUC; Executive Director, New England Conference of Public Utilities Commissioners, Inc.; Director, NH Office of Energy and Planning; Commissioner, NH PUC  

Vice Chairman, NH Site Evaluation Committee; Member, NH Nuclear Decommissioning Finance Committee; NARUC Committee on Telecommunications; Interstate TRS Fund Advisory Council

Robert Scott

Robert R. Scott, Commissioner, 271-2290; Appointed March 2012, term ends July 1, 2017.  Lehigh University (BS, Mechanical Engineering, 1986)

Munitions and Aircraft Maintenance Officer, US Air Force (1986-1990), Applications/Sales Engineer, Austin-Gordon Design (1991-1995), Air Pollution Control Engineer,  NH Dept of Environmental Services (1995-1999), Deputy Director, NHDES Air Resources Division (1999-2003), Commander, 332nd Expeditionary Communications Squadron, USAF(2003),  Director, NHDES Air Resources Division (2003-2012), Commander, 243rd Engineering Installation Squadron, Maine Air National Guard (2007-2009), Commander, 265th Combat Communications Squadron, Maine Air National Guard (2009-current).

Martin Honigberg

Martin P. Honigberg, Commissioner, 271-2443, Appointed January 2014, term ends June 30, 2019.  Amherst College (BA, Economics, 1981); Vanderbilt University (JD, 1985).

Came to the Commission from Sulloway & Hollis, PLLC in Concord (2003-2014), where he practiced administrative law and litigation, and was head of the firm’s government relations group.

Prior public sector experience:   Senior Assistant Attorney General, NH Attorney General’s Office (1994-1999); and Special Counsel to Governor Jeanne Shaheen (2002).

Prior private practice experience:  Before coming to New Hampshire, spent four years at Dickstein Shapiro & Morin in Washington, DC, and five years at Goodwin Procter & Hoar in Boston, MA.  Between the Attorney General’s Office and Governor Shaheen, was with Rath Young & Pignatelli in Concord.

  Debra A. Howland, Executive Director
F. Anne Ross, General Counsel
David Shulock, Director, Legal Division
Lynn Fabrizio, Director of Administration and Assistant Executive Director
Amanda O. Noonan, Director, Consumer Affairs Division
Randall S. Knepper, P.E., Director, Safety Division
Thomas C. Frantz, Director, Electric Division
Kathryn M. Bailey, P.E., Director, Telecommunications Division
Mark A. Naylor, Director, Gas and Water Division
Karen J. Moran, Chief Auditor, Audit Division
Jack Ruderman , Director, Sustainable Energy Division