Kristie Fiegen now new chair of the SD Public Utilities Commission

PIERRE, S.D.(WNAX)- The South Dakota Public Utilities Commission re-organized at their meeting last week and elected new officers.

Former Chairman Chris Nelson nominated fellow Commissioner Kristie Fiegen to be the next Chair.

Nelson says Fiegen has been active working with the Southwest Power Pool.

Fiegen said she was honored to be nominated again.

Commissioner Gary Hanson was elected Vice-Chair of the Commission. Nelson was re-elected to another six year term on the commission in November.