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Marsha H. Smith

Marsha H. Smith, American state agency administrator, lawyer. Bar: Idaho, United States District Court Idaho, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit), United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit). Legislation district chair Ada County Democrats, Idaho, 1986-1989. Member National Association Regulatory Utility Commissioners (board directors since 1999, chair electricity committee 2000-2003, 2nd vice president 2005).

Background

  • Smith, Marsha H. was born on March 24, 1950 in Boise, Idaho, United States. Daughter of Eugene F. and Joyce (Ross) Hatch.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Biology/Education, Idaho State University, 1973. Master of Library Science, Brigham Young University, 1975. Juris Doctor, University Washington, 1980.

    Career

    • Deputy attorney general Business/Consumer Protection Division, Boise, 1980-1981, Idaho Public Utilities Commission, Boise, 1981-1989, director policy and external relations, 1989-1991, commissioner, since 1991, president, 1991-1995. Member Harvard Electricity Policy Group, National Council on Electricity Policy. Committee for regional electric power cooperative Western Interstate Energy Board, 1999-2005.

      Director Western Electricity Coordinating Council, since 2002. Member advisory council Electric Power Research Institute.

    Membership

    Legislation district chair Ada County Democrats, Idaho, 1986-1989. Member National Association Regulatory Utility Commissioners (chair electric strategic issues subcommittee), Idaho State Bar, Western Conference Public Svc. Commissioners.

    Connections

    • Married Terrell F. Smith, August 29, 1970. 2 children.
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    Born March 24, 1950
    (age 67)