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Gary HansonREPRepublican Public Utilities Commissioner
72
Years of Age
SDResidence (state)

Gary W. Hanson is the current chairman of the South Dakota Public Utilities Commission. He previously served two terms as Mayor of Sioux Falls from 1995 to 2003, six years on the Sioux Falls City Council as utilities commissioner from 1989 to 1995, and three terms in the South Dakota Senate from the 13th district representing Minnehaha County from 1983 to 1988.

Past Positions1 - 7 of 7
Vice-Chair
Public Utilities Commission, State of South Dakota
2010
Public Utilities Commissioner
State of South Dakota
2003
Former Senator
South Dakota State Senate
Former Mayor
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Co-Founder
Lewis and Clark Regional Water System
Former Owner
Small Businesses
Licensed Real Estate Auctioneer
Appraiser and Broker
Other Experience1 - 7 of 7
Volunteer
Youth Sports Coach
Former President
Sioux Falls Board of Realtors
Former Treasurer
Organization of MISO States
National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners Representative
National Wind Coordinating Collaborative, Steering Committee
South Dakota Representative
National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners, Committee on Energy Resources and the Environment
Chair
South Dakota Underground Pipeline Task Force
Former Chair
South Dakota Public Assurance Alliance