June 7, 2011

Corbett Nominates Pamela Witmer To Public Utility Commission

Gov. Tom Corbett today nominated Pamela A. Witmer as a member of the Public Utility Commission.
            “Pam Witmer has more than 20 years of governmental experience as well as a strong background in environmental and energy issues,” Corbett said. “I am pleased to nominate her to the Public Utility Commission.”
            If confirmed by the Senate, Witmer will succeed Commissioner Tyrone Christy, whose term on the PUC has expired.
            Witmer currently the leads the energy and environment practice for Harrisburg-based Bravo Group, a governmental and public relations firm. From 2000 to 2007, she was president and CEO of the Pennsylvania Chemical Industry Council, a trade association. She formerly served as a legislative liaison for the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.
            Witmer earned a bachelor’s degree in public service from the Pennsylvania State University. She lives in Hummelstown, Dauphin County.