Sandra Kennedy
Commissioner
   
   

Sandra Kennedy was re-elected to the Corporation Commission in 2018 on a platform of restoring integrity to the Commission, lowering unjustified utility rate increases, and creating more solar and renewable energy in Arizona, especially roof top solar.

Sandra started her public service when she was elected to the Arizona House of Representatives in November 1986, where she served for six years before successfully becoming a State Senator in 1992. She served three terms as State Senator. She co-authored and introduced the first Domestic Violence Bill in Arizona during her tenure in the legislature. Concurrent with her stint in the legislature, Sandra was elected to serve on the Phoenix Union High School Governing Board for a four-year term in 1990. Governor Mofford appointed her to the Arizona Employment and Training Council.

Her other many past and present community and civic projects include the following: Tutor for Valley Christian Center and Valle Del Sol (grades 5-8); Board member of the Arizona Cactus Pine Girl Scout Council; ex-Officio Member of Phoenix Community Alliance; and a former Board member of the Community Excellence Project.

Ms. Kennedy was voted Outstanding Young Woman of America for 1984. She is a member of the National Association of Female Executives, was a delegate to the Foreign Relations Conference in June of 1988 from the American Council of Young Political Leaders in Washington, D.C., and also a member of the National Conference of State Legislators. She also attended the 2007 DNC Diversity Conference.

Sandra is a mother, a wife, and a grandmother.