Meet Tim Echols, Vice-chairman of the Georgia Public Service Commission

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Key Points
  • Playmaker: Tim Echols
  • Role: Vice-chairman of the Georgia Public Service Commission
  • Tenure: January 2011 - present
Tim Echols could be running a Chick-Fil-A restaurant in Texas right now. Instead, he’s the vice-chair of a powerful state regulatory agency that keeps watch over big gas-and-electric companies like Georgia Power. Echols is entering the last year of his second term representing his Athens-area district of the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC), an oft-overlooked part ...

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