Richard Mroz

Former President of the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities

Biography

Richard S. Mroz, Esq. is the immediate past President of the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities, having served as chairman and chief administrative officer of the agency and as the chief energy officer for New Jersey.

He has held a number of national and regional leadership positions in the regulated and unregulated energy industries including Chairman of the Critical Infrastructure Committee for the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) and NARUC’s liaison to the Electric Sector Coordinating Council. Mroz also was a member of the NARUC Electricity Committee, Subcommittee on Nuclear Issues and Nuclear Waste Disposal and served on the NARUC Board of Directors. He was the New Jersey representative to the Organization of PJM States, Inc, the official organization designated to interact with the regional grid and transmission organization, and served as its chair. He has also been a member of the New Mexico State University Center for Public Utilities Advisory Council and the Electric Power Research Institute Advisory Council.

President George W. Bush appointed Mroz to the Commission on White House Fellowships in 2007, a national non-partisan commission made up of individuals who represent a broad range of backgrounds, interests and professions.

Mroz is married to Lynne A. Mroz, M.D. and has three children, Julia, RJ, and Caroline.

Education

B.A. in Political Science from University of Delaware, J.D. from The Villanova University School of Law

Area of Expertise

Utility law and regulation, governance, infrastructure security, and corporate strategy