Elin Swanson Katz

Consumer Counsel, Office of Consumer Counsel,
State of Connecticut, New Britain, CT

Elin Swanson Katz has served as Connecticut’s Consumer Counsel since 2011. She heads the Office of Consumer Counsel, an independent state agency established in 1975 that advocates on behalf of consumers in matters relating to electricity, water, natural gas, and telecommunications, and represents consumer interests in state and federal regulatory proceedings. Her agency also includes the newly-formed Connecticut State Broadband Office. Ms. Katz is one of the state leaders of the CTgig Project, in which a number of Connecticut municipalities are seeking to develop ultra-high-speed gigabit networks through public-private partnerships. Ms. Katz serves on the Connecticut Energy Efficiency Board, and is Treasurer of the National Association of State Utility Consumer Advocates (“NASCUA”). She is also NASCUA’s representative on the Federal Communication Commission’s Federal-State Joint Board on Universal Service. Ms. Katz is on the Advisory Committee for the Critical Consumer Issues Forum, a joint initiative of NARUC, NASUCA and EEI, and is on the Graduate Studies Advisory Board for Trinity College. She is the recipient of the New England Women in Energy and Environment’s (NEWIEE) 2014 Achievement Award.

Ms. Katz is a graduate of Cornell University, Boston University School of Law, and Trinity College.

 

 

 

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