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Commissioners


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Ann Wilkinson, Chairman
Ann C. Pongracz, Commissioner

Ann C. Pongracz was appointed to the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada by Governor Brian Sandoval in October 2016. Commissioner Pongracz has significant experience working on utility regulatory issues. She moved to Las Vegas in 1993 to become General Counsel to Sprint of Nevada, which was then the major telecommunications utility serving Southern Nevada. Earlier, she represented Sprint’s competitive long distance division in state regulatory and legislative proceedings throughout the Western United States.

Prior to her appointment, Commissioner Pongracz served as Deputy Attorney General/Special Counsel to the Colorado River Commission of Nevada, where she supported the CRC’s electric services staff, and the Governor’s Office of Economic Development.

Commissioner Pongracz graduated cum laude from Harvard University and earned her Juris Doctorate from Temple University. Commissioner Pongracz raised her family in Las Vegas, where she currently resides.

Bruce Breslow, Commissioner

Bruce Breslow was appointed to the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada by Governor Brian Sandoval in August 2017.

Before joining the PUCN, Commissioner Breslow served as the Director of the Department of Business & Industry from November 2012 until August 2017, overseeing 13 diverse regulatory and administrative divisions: Athletic Commission, Insurance, Employee Management Relations Board, Manufactured Housing, Financial Institutions, Mortgage Lending, Housing, Labor, Industrial Relations, Transportation Authority, Injured Workers, Business Finance and Planning, Real Estate Division and the Taxicab Authority.

Prior to his appointment to Business & Industry, Commissioner Breslow served as the director of the Department of Motor Vehicles, where he pioneered innovative solutions to improve customer experiences. Previously, Commissioner Breslow also served as the executive director of the Nevada Agency for Nuclear Projects and as a commissioner for the Nevada Transportation Authority under former Governor Kenny Guinn.

In addition, Commissioner Breslow is a former mayor of Sparks, Nevada. As mayor, Commissioner Breslow was instrumental in the development of Victorian Square, and led the effort to revitalize an oil-blighted gravel pit by transforming it into one of Sparks' newest recreational attractions, the Sparks Marina.

He has also served as Chairman of the Board of the Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority. His private sector experience includes opening Commercial Partners of Nevada and JB Marketing, a commercial real estate firm and a marketing firm.

Commissioner Breslow holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Missouri, is in the Nevada Broadcasting Hall of Fame, and has been an international commentator for eight Summer Olympic Games.