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Sally Talberg is a former state utility regulator and has 25 years of experience in energy and environmental regulatory policy.
She served as a gubernatorial appointee on the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) from 2013 through 2020, including over four years as chair under two administrations. Ms. Talberg also served as President of the Organization of MISO States in 2016. As a commissioner, Ms. Talberg served on various state, regional, and national boards and committees, representing the MPSC on electricity, natural gas, oil, infrastructure, and telecommunications issues.
Prior to the MPSC, Ms. Talberg was a senior consultant at Public Sector Consultants. There, she co-led the development of Michigan Saves, a nonprofit green bank that has financed over $200 million in energy efficiency projects, while also helping staff the state's wind zone board and offshore wind council. She has also served in an advisory capacity to commissioners at the Public Utility Commission of Texas and the Michigan Public Service Commission, addressing retail and wholesale market issues, facility siting, ratemaking, and other regulatory issues. Ms. Talberg also has experience with environmental and safety compliance and enforcement for drinking water and wastewater facilities.
Ms. Talberg holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental and Natural Resources Policy Studies from Michigan State University and a master's degree in Public Affairs from the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas-Austin. Ms. Talberg lives in Michigan with her husband and two daughters.