Ann Rendahl

Commissioner
Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission

Ann Rendahl was appointed by Gov. Inslee in December 2014. She previously was the Director of Policy and Legislation for the UTC.

Prior to leading the UTC's Policy and Legislative Affairs Section, Ann served as the Director of the Administrative Law Division, as an administrative law judge for the UTC, and as an assistant attorney general representing the Utilities and Transportation Division.

Ann currently serves as Vice-Chair of the Electricity Committee and a member of the Critical Infrastructure Committee for the National Association of Regulatory Commissioners (NARUC). She recently served as co-chair of NARUC's Task Force on Transportation, focusing on railroad safety issues.

Ann serves as a member of the Body of State Regulators for the California ISO's Energy Imbalance Market, having served as the chair from 2015 to 2017, vice chair from 2017 to 2018, and currently as a voting member of the EIM Nominating Committee. Ann also serves as the chair of the Western Electric Coordinating Council's Western Renewable Energy Generation Information System (WREGIS) Committee. Ann has been appointed to serve as a member of the Electric Power Research Institute's Advisory Council through August 2019.

Ann is a graduate of Wellesley College and received a master's degree in Public Policy from the Graduate School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley. She received her law degree from Hastings College of the Law, University of California, San Francisco.