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LARRY S. LANDIS
Appointed: December 17, 2002, by the late Governor Frank O'Bannon
Term Expires: December 2015
After 30 years in the private sector, Commissioner Landis was appointed to the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission 10 years ago by the late Governor Frank O’Bannon, and to subsequent full terms by former Governor Joe Kernan and Governor Mitch Daniels.
At the national level, he has advocated for Indiana’s light regulatory touch, for even-handed regulation, for technological neutrality, and for pro-competitive policies in communications. He served two, three-year terms on the Federal-State Joint Board on Universal Service and has also served on the Federal-State Joint Conference on Advanced Telecommunications Services since 2005, of which he is currently State Chair. Commissioner Landis is also a member of the Federal-State Joint Board on Jurisdictional Separations. He was recently reappointed to a second term as an at-large member of the NARUC Board of Directors.
Commissioner Landis also focuses on financial issues. He co-chairs the IURC’s Financial Taskforce, created in the wake of the market collapse in 2008-09; and is immediate Past Vice Chair (2009-2010) and Chair (2010-2011) and member of the Advisory Board of the Financial Research Institute at the University of Missouri’s Trulaske School of Business. He is also a member of the Society of Utility and Regulatory Financial Analysts (SURFA) and the IEEE Computer Society.
He and his wife Carol recently celebrated their 38th Anniversary. Their son and daughter-in-law, Chris and Heather are the parents of three daughters, Lauren, Anna and Emily.