Tom Forese

Chairman Tom Forese:

Chairman Tom Forese has a distinguished record of accomplishments in both business and public service. Tom has been actively involved as an executive in business and education organizations. He has always focused on job creation in his various roles. In his current capacity, as Chairman of the Arizona Corporation Commission, he understands the importance of low energy rates as they are essential to economic growth and job creation.

Tom was first elected to the Arizona State Legislature in 2010, where he served two terms as the Chairman of the Commerce Committee, the Chairman of the Higher Education Committee, the Chairman of the International Relations Committee and a member of the Appropriations Committee.

In 2014 Tom was elected to the Arizona Corporation Commission. His focus has been economic development, water policy and eliminating unnecessary regulation.

In 2017, Tom became Chairman of the Arizona Corporation Commission.

Tom is a devoted husband and father. He and his wife Casey are the parents of four children and live in the southeast valley.


Tom is committed to making certain that Arizona has a bright and prosperous future for all of its residents.