David Klement will be sworn in at 3 p.m. today as Commissioner on the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) to complete the term of Katrina McMurrian, who resigned on October 5. The oath of office, to be administered by Chief Judge Lee E. Haworth, the 12th Judicial Circuit Court of Florida, will be at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee Campus, 8350 N. Tamiami Trail in Sarasota.
Appointed by Governor Charlie Crist, Klement will fill this seat through the end of the year and begin his four year Commission term on January 2, 2010. Klement will join Chairman Matthew M. Carter II and Commissioners Lisa Polak Edgar, Nancy Argenziano, and Nathan Skop on the five-member panel.
The oath of office ceremony is scheduled for the following time and location:
Friday, October 23, 2009
University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee Campus
8350 N. Tamiami Trail
The PSC is committed to making sure that Florida's consumers receive their electric, natural gas, telephone, water, and wastewater services in a safe, affordable, and reliable manner. The PSC exercises regulatory authority over utilities in the areas of rate base/economic regulation; competitive market oversight; and monitoring of safety, reliability, and service.
For additional information, visit www.floridapsc.com.