State Regulatory Affairs Advisor

19 Jul, 2018


State Regulatory Affairs Advisor

MISO Energy
Little Rock, AR

MISO manages the electricity super highway in the Central U.S.  Through use of groundbreaking research and advanced technology, our highly skilled employees ensure power flows reliably to 42 million Americans.  We make certain that the right amount of electricity is generated and delivered dependably and cost-effectively every minute of every day.  MISO makes this happen by operating one of the world’s largest energy markets, with $25 billion in annual transactions.  We are committed to being a trusted partner to our members and we strive to be the most reliable, value-creating Regional Transmission Organization.

Operating the electricity grid, running a robust energy market, planning for a bright future – it’s what our immensely talented and dedicated team does every day.


Promote the interests of MISO by representing the company before state public service commissions in the assigned region.  Interact, coordinate, communicate, and promote the interests of MISO with internal divisions, members, state commissions and staffs, and stakeholders


  • Primary contact and liaison to State Public Utility Commissioners and commission staffs in South Region states.
  • Effectively communicate MISO positions to staff and commissioners, MISO members and stakeholders.
  • Assist in coordinating interaction between MISO internal divisions, public service commissions, state agencies, and MISO members and stakeholders.
  • Identify market opportunities and threats from analysis of regulatory filings, and legislative proposals in South Region states.
  • Track and report on key member filings and energy legislation before South Region state commissions and state legislatures of interest to MISO.
  • Strengthen membership by working with potential companies, presenting technical benefits of MISO.
  • Support and serve on internal and external committees, task forces, and working groups.
  • Make decisions which impact the direction and strategy of division and other departments.
  • Make timely recommendations to effectively solve problems, using independent judgment consistent with standards, practices, policies, procedures, regulations, and/or law.
  • Professionally exercise discretion and independent judgment in day-to-day work
  • Compliance with all processes, procedures, and standards applicable to the position including (but not limited to): SOC 1 (Service Organization Controls 1), CIP (Critical Infrastructure Protection), Change Management, Tariff (Open Access Transmission, Energy and Operating Reserve Markets Tariff), FERC (Federal Energy Regulatory Commission), NERC (North American Electric Reliability Corporation), U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and NAESB (North American Energy Standards Board
  • Complete all other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Government Relations, Business or related field  required
  • Master’s degree in Business Administration and/or Juris Doctor, (preferred)
  • At least five years of related public utility, state commission or regulatory experience (required)
  • Specific experience working within any of the following: energy law, government relations or energy sector public affairs or energy sector public service commission, preferred

Appropriate level will be determined based upon relevant education and experience

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Job posted: 2018-07-19