Mary-Anna Holden

New Jersey Board of Public Utilities

Mary-Anna Holden was confirmed as a commissioner of the Board of Public Utilities on January 9, 2012. Prior to her nomination, Ms. Holden served as Mayor of the Borough of Madison, NJ for four years and Councilwoman for ten years.

Ms. Holden is Chair of the National Association of Regulatory Commissioners (NARUC) Water Committee, a member of the NARUC Critical Infrastructure Committee and member of the NARUC Sub-committee on Nuclear Issues – Waste Disposal.

Ms. Holden is also Immediate-Past President of the Mid-Atlantic Conference of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (MACRUC). Ms. Holden is also an Advisory Board Member of the University of Missouri’s Financial Research Institute (FRI) and the Center for Public Utilities (CPU) at New Mexico State, and a member of the NJ Clean Water Council and Jersey Water Works’ Green Infrastructure committee. Ms. Holden is also a member of the National Council on Electricity Policy.

As Mayor and Councilwoman of Madison, Ms. Holden chaired and co-chaired every committee and department in the Borough, including electric and water utilities, public works, engineering, transportation and public safety. Ms. Holden was also chair of the Madison-Chatham Joint Meeting wastewater facility, and served for 11 years as a trustee of the New Jersey Historic Trust and served as an advisor and chair of the Morris County (NJ) Preservation Trust Fund.


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