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PSC's Top Telecommunications Expert Receives National Award

PSC's Top Telecommunications Expert Receives National Award



Lincoln, February 16, 2023- Cullen Robbins, the Director of the
Nebraska Public Service Commission’s Telecommunications/NUSF
Department has been honored with the National Association of
Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) Ray Baum Award.

“This is a well-deserved honor,” said Vice Chair, Commissioner Tim
Schram. “Not only has Cullen proven to be vital to the Commission’s
efforts to bring advanced telecommunications and broadband
services to Nebraska, on a national level he has played a key role in
helping to create some of the most advance communications
policies in the country.”

In its fourth year, the award was created to honor the memory of Ray
Baum, a long-time member of the National Association of Regulatory
Commissioners, the go-to Staffer on the House Energy and
Commerce Committee and a national recognized expert in utility law.
Baum passed away in 2018. The award is given to a staff member of
the NARUC Staff Subcommittee on Telecommunications who best
reflects his initiative and drive toward public service.

Robbins said, “I am extremely humbled and honored to receive this
award. While I never had the pleasure of meeting Ray, his legacy is
still very much felt throughout NARUC’s policies and processes.”

NARUC President Michael Caron of Connecticut presented the award
to Robbins during NARCU’s 2023 Winter Policy Summit held in
Washington D.C. ###

Deb Collins- Communications & Media Mgr.
(402) 471-0226

Robbins Ray Baum Award




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