PSC Recognizes Commissioner Landis For Years Of Service
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PSC Recognizes Commissioner Landis For Years of Service
Lincoln, January 8, 2019- Nebraska Public Service Commissioner
Frank Landis will retire after 30-years of service to the citizens of Nebraska.
Landis, who served five terms representing District 1, chose not to
seek re-election. According to the National Association of Regulatory
Utility Commissioners (NARUC), Landis will retire from the PSC as
the longest serving Public Utility Commissioner in the nation.
“For three decades Frank has been a true public servant for the
people of Nebraska,” said Commission Chair, Mary Ridder. “Not only
has he helped guide and manage multi-million dollar funds, he has
worked tirelessly with the industries we regulate to build strong
relationships ensuring our citizens receive the quality services they deserve.”
A Republican, Landis, 76, was first elected in 1988 and would go on
to serve five, six-year terms representing District 1, which includes
Cass, Gage, Johnson, Lancaster, Nemaha, Otoe, Pawnee and
A graduate of Lincoln Southeast High School, he received his
Bachelor of Arts and Science and Juris Doctorate degrees from the
University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Prior to joining the Commission,
Landis retired at the rank of Colonel from the Nebraska Air National
Guard where he served for nearly 33 years.
Commissioner Ridder said, “While his retirement is well deserved,
we will miss his vast knowledge, his leadership, his wit and his friendship.”
As a Commissioner Landis served on numerous boards and task
forces to include the National Association of Regulatory Utility
Commissioners (NARUC), Mid-America Regulatory Conference (MARC).
A resident of Lincoln, Landis and his wife Polly have been married
for 43-years. His last day on the Commission will be January 9.
Newly elected District 1 Commissioner Dan Watermeier will
be sworn-in on January 10. ###
Deb Collins- Media & Communications Mgr.