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  For Immediate Release | 7-9-18      
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Appointment of an Interim Executive Director to Be Discussed at July 19 Staff Meeting


PHOENIX — Arizona Corporation Commission Chairman Tom Forese today announced that the appointment of an interim executive director for the Corporation Commission will be placed on the July 19 Staff Meeting agenda, immediately following that day’s Open Meeting. This comes after the resignation of the former executive director last Thursday. Commissioners will discuss and potentially vote to install an interim executive director to oversee the Corporation Commission staff until a permanent replacement is identified by Commissioners. 

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The Arizona Corporation Commission was established by the state’s constitution to regulate public utilities and business incorporation. The five Commissioners elected to the Corporation Commission oversee executive, legislative, and judicial proceedings on behalf of Arizonans when it comes to their water, electricity, telephone, and natural gas resources as well as the regulation of securities, pipeline, and railroad safety. To learn more about the Arizona Corporation Commission and its Commissioners, visit