Michigan Public Service Commission

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Michigan Public Service Commission
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Headquarters in Lansing
Commission overview
Formed1939 (1939)
JurisdictionState of Michigan
Headquarters7109 W. Saginaw Highway
Lansing MI
Commission executives
  • Sally A. Talberg, Chairman
  • Daniel C. Scripps, Commissioner
  • Tremaine L. Phillips, Commissioner
Parent departmentMichigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
WebsiteOfficial website

The Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) is a regulatory agency which regulates public utilities in the state of Michigan, including electric power, telecommunications, and natural gas services. The MPSC's headquarters are located in Lansing, Michigan.


The mission of the MPSC is to protect the public by ensuring safe, reliable, and accessible energy and telecommunications services at reasonable rates for Michigan's residents.[1]


The MPSC is composed of three members appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate. Commissioners are appointed to serve staggered six-year terms. No more than two Commissioners may represent the same political party. One commissioner is designated as chairman by the Governor.[2]

Sally A. Talberg was appointed by former Governor Rick Snyder to serve on the MPSC on July 3, 2013, and as Chairman on January 4, 2016. Her term ends July 2, 2021.

Daniel C. Scripps was appointed by Governor Gretchen Whitmer to serve on the MPSC on February 25, 2019. His term ends July 2, 2023.

Tremaine L. Phillips was appointed by Governor Gretchen Whitmer to serve on the MPSC on September 9, 2019. His term ends July 2, 2025.


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