News Release

Call for Applications to the Line Siting Committee

Would you like to get involved with the Arizona Corporation Commission? Apply now to join our Line Siting Committee for a two-year term.

Send your resume to executive director, Kim Battista at no later than March 31


We are looking for accomplished professionals looking to resolve matters concerning the location of transmission lines and electric generating plants. The Committee has jurisdiction over proposed plants that generate over 100 megawatts and proposed above-ground transmission lines designed for at least 115kV. The Committee convenes for public hearings, deliberates on a proposal, and delivers a recommendation to the Commission that may include conditions or restrictions. The Commissioners then vote to accept, modify, or reject the recommendation. To learn more about the Line Siting Committee, click here.

The Committee consists of eleven members, six of which are appointed by the Arizona Corporation Commission. Find a list of current members, below:

Committee Chair Adam Stafford, Attorney General's designee

Leonard Drago, Department of Environmental Quality Director’s designee

David French, Department of Water Resources designee

Designee for the Director of the Energy Office of the Department of Commerce is vacant

Gabby Saucedo Mercer, Chairman of the Arizona Corporation Commission designee

Jack Haenichen represents the General Public

Mary Hamway represents Cities & Towns

Margaret "Toby" Little represents the General Public

James Palmer represents Agriculture

Rick Grinnell represents Counties

Karl Gentles represents the General Public

Please e-mail your resume to our Executive Director, Kim Battista, at by no later than March 31st.

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