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Acting Chairman Cheryl A. LaFleur

Acting Chairman Cheryl A. LaFleur was nominated by President Barack Obama to serve as a member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in 2010 and confirmed by the U.S. Senate for a four-year term. She became Acting Chairman on November 25, 2013. She was renominated by President Obama on May 1, 2014 to serve on the Commission for a second, five-year term and confirmed by the Senate on July 15, 2014 and sworn in on July 29, 2014.

Acting Chairman LaFleur is honored to lead the Commission at a time when the nation is making substantial changes in its energy supply and infrastructure to meet environmental challenges and improve reliability and security. Since she joined the Commission in 2010, her priorities have included reliability and grid security, promoting regional transmission planning, and supporting a clean and diverse power supply. She serves as the FERC liaison to the Department of Energy’s Electricity Advisory Committee. She is also a member of the NARUC Committees on Electricity and Critical Infrastructure and was co-chair of the FERC/NARUC Forum on Reliability and the Environment. She is a frequent speaker on energy issues. Learn More

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  • Sworn In

    Current Term:
    Sworn In:
    July 29, 2014
    Term Expires:
    June 30, 2019

    First Term:
    Sworn In:
    July 13, 2010
    Term Expires:
    June 30, 2014

Updated: July 29, 2014

Commission Members Acting Chairman Cheryl A. LaFleur Commissioner Philip D. Moeller Commissioner John R. Norris Commissioner Tony Clark