For Immediate Release
Contact:  Matt Schilling
(614) 466 7750

PUCO Nominating Council makes recommendations to Gov. DeWine

COLUMBUS, OHIO (March, 14 2019) – The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) Nominating Council today submitted the names of four finalists to be considered by Gov. Mike DeWine for the position of commissioner of the PUCO to fill one vacancy. The position of commissioner is for the unexpired term beginning immediately upon appointment and ending on April 10, 2021. After considering many highly qualified applicants, the Nominating Council recommended the following individuals:

Bryce McKenney

Dennis Deters

Eugene Krebs

William Schuck

The PUCO Nominating Council is a broad-based 12-member panel charged with screening candidates for the position of commissioner. For additional information about the PUCO commissioner appointment process visit


The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) is the sole agency charged with regulating public utility service. The role of the PUCO is to assure all residential, business and industrial consumers have access to adequate, safe and reliable utility services at fair prices while facilitating an environment that provides competitive choices. Consumers with utility-related questions or concerns can call the PUCO Call Center at (800) 686-PUCO (7826) and speak with a representative.

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