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Megan Decker, Commissioner




Megan Decker was appointed to the Oregon Public Utility Commission by Governor Kate Brown in April 2017 and was promoted to Commission Chair in May 2018.  Chair Decker represents Oregon on the Energy Resources and the Environment Committee for the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners.
Prior to her appointment, Chair Decker honed her expertise in energy policy and regulation, through her work managing utility commission advocacy in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and Montana as Chief Counsel for Renewable Northwest. Additionally, Chair Decker served as Board Chair of the Northwest Energy Coalition, and worked as Assistant General Counsel with the Port of Portland, a land use lawyer in private practice, and a judicial clerk for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Chair Decker earned her law degree from the University of Washington, where she graduated with high honors.  She also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, with honors in Latin American Studies, from Stanford University, where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa and was the recipient of the Firestone Medal for Excellence in Research.
Term: April 1, 2017 – March 31, 2021