Commissioners & Staff
Commissioners are appointed by the Governor and confirmed
by the Governor's Council for six year staggered terms.
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
Michael D. Harrington, Commissioner, 271-2443, Appointed March 2012, term ends June 30, 2013. University of Lowell (B.S. in Nuclear Engineering, 1976).
Senior Regulatory Policy Analyst New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission (Jan. 2006 to March 2012), responsible for regional electric issues and interactions with the Independent System Operator and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
Commissioner, New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission (November, 2004 – December 2005). Member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives and the Science, Technology and Energy Committee (2000 -2004).
Over 25 years’ experience in the nuclear power industry. Held various management and engineering positions at the Seabrook Nuclear Power Plant (1983 - 2004). Startup Engineer at the Marble Hill Nuclear Plant (1981- 1983). Nuclear fluid systems engineer at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard (1978-1981).
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).
Debra A. Howland, Executive Director
F. Anne Ross, General Counsel
David Shulock, Director, Legal Division
Lynn Fabrizio, Director of Administration and Assistant
Amanda O. Noonan, Director, Consumer
Randall S. Knepper, P.E., Director,
Thomas C. Frantz, Director, Electric
Kathryn M. Bailey, P.E., Director, Telecommunications Division
Mark A. Naylor, Director,
Gas and Water Division
Karen J. Moran, Chief Auditor,
Jack Ruderman , Director, Sustainable Energy Division