New York Public Service Commission
The New York Public Service Commission is a government agency that regulates the various utilities of the state of New York. The commission oversees the electric, gas, water, and telecommunication industries.
It was established in 1907.
The commission consists of up to five members, led by a chair person. Each member is appointed by the governor and confirmed by the New York State Senate for a term of six years or to complete an unexpired term of a member. The current chair is Audrey Zibelman, who was named Chairman on September 3, 2013.