LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Charah Solutions, a provider of mission-critical environmental services and byproduct sales to the power generation industry, on Thursday announced the appointment of Timothy Alan Simon, commissioner emeritus of the California Public Utilities Commission, to the company’s board of directors, effective immediately. He will serve as a Class II director.
Simon was appointed to the California Public Utilities Commission by former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger in February 2007, ending his term in December 2012. During his time as commissioner, Simon served on the board of directors of the University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley Energy and Resources Collaborative, and the Energy Imbalance Market Regional Taskforce.
He also served as chair of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners Gas Committee, chair of the LNG Partnership between the Department of Energy and NARUC, founding member of the Call to Action National Gas Pipeline Safety Taskforce with the U.S. Department of Transportation, member of the NARUC Board of Directors, Critical Infrastructure and Consumer Affairs Committees, the Wireless Task Force, and vice-chair of the Utility Marketplace Access Subcommittee and member of the National Petroleum Council.
In 2019, Simon was elected chairman of the board of directors for the California African American Chamber of Commerce and elected to the University of San Francisco Board of Trustees. He currently serves on the North American Energy Standards Board Advisory Council and is a member of the National Bar Association, Energy Bar Association, The Saint Thomas More Society and the National Board of Directors for the American Association of Blacks in Energy. Simon received a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of San Francisco and a Juris Doctor from the U.C. Hastings College of the Law. He is an active member of the State Bar of California.
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