Yesterday, Governor Tony Ever announced that Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (PSC) Chairperson Rebecca Cameron Valcq will be leaving the Evers Administration, effective February 2.
The governor also announced Commissioner Summer Strand will succeed Valcq as PSC chairperson. Strand was appointed by Evers to serve as a commissioner at the PSC on March 2, 2023, for a six-year term.
Strand is a member of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners and the Mid-America Regulatory Conference. Prior to joining the PSC, Strand was the director of government affairs for the Walbec Group, a Wisconsin-based construction and engineering firm. Previously, Strand oversaw the State of Wisconsin Building Program as administrator of the Division of Facilities Development at the Wisconsin Department of Administration. She has also served as an advisor to and citizen member of the State Building Commission.