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Public Service Commission Names New Executive Director

Public Service Commission Names New Executive Director

For Immediate Release

                          NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Lincoln, December 8, 2021 – The Nebraska Public Service
Commission has named Nebraska Army National Guard Colonel
(Ret.) Thomas Golden as its new Executive Director.
A decorated veteran, Colonel (Ret.) Golden, 56, began his military
career in the United States Army in 1989 before joining the
Nebraska Army National Guard in 1993. Throughout his 32-years
of service he held numerous leadership roles. Upon his retirement
from the military in August 2021, he was assigned as the Director
of Operations for the Nebraska Army National Guard.

“Tom is a proven leader with an impeccable record,” said Commission
Chair Dan Watermeier. “We are excited to welcome Tom to the |
Commission and look forward to working with him.”

Golden brings a wide range of leadership, organizational and
operational skills to the Commission. In addition to his extensive
military background, he holds Bachelor of Arts Degrees in both
English and Education, and Masters’ Degrees in English, and Military
Strategic Studies.

“I am extremely honored to have been chosen to lead the
Commission,” Golden said. “The agency has an experienced and
dedicated staff, and I am eager to begin collaborating with them
and our Commissioners as we work to regulate a vast array of
services vital to the citizens of Nebraska.”

The Commission voted unanimously to hire Golden as its new
Executive Director during its Tuesday, December 7, meeting.
Golden, who will receive an annual salary of $135,000 will
begin his new duties immediately. He replaces Mike Hybl,
who retired in September. ###

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

PSC Executive Director, Colonel (Ret.) Thomas Golden

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