McNees Specialist Reappointed to Ohio’s Public Benefits Advisory Board
September 18, 2019
COLUMBUS, Oh. – (September 18, 2019) McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC specialist Kevin Murray was reappointed by Ohio Governor Mike DeWine to the Public Benefits Advisory Board (PBAB) for a three-year term ending June 30, 2022.
The PBAB works to ensure energy services are provided to low-income consumers in Ohio in an affordable manner consistent with the policy specified in section 4928.02 of the Ohio Revised Code. The duties of the Board are as follows: to advise the director of development in the administration of the universal service fund and the low-income customer assistance programs and advise the director of the director’s recommendation to the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) regarding the appropriate level of the universal service rider; and to advise the director of development on the administration of the advanced energy program and the advanced energy fund under sections 4928.61 to 4928.63 of the Ohio Revised Code.
Kevin is a Technical Specialist in the McNees Energy and Environmental Practice Group. He focuses on monitoring and evaluating regulatory proceedings at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and various state agencies; provides analysis of proposed tariff or rate offerings; assists in the development of regulatory and commercial strategies; and provides clients’ assistance in utility contract negotiations, utility and site selections for new facilities, competitor analysis and analysis of customer usage patterns.
McNees is a full-service law firm based in central Pennsylvania with more than 130 attorneys representing corporations, associations, institutions and individuals. The firm serves clients worldwide from offices in Harrisburg, Lancaster, York, State College and Scranton, PA; Columbus, OH; Frederick, MD; and Washington, D.C. McNees is also a member of the ALFA International Global Legal Network.