Commissioner Tricia Pridemore

Commissioner Since: February 21, 2018
Year Elected: 2018
Serves Through: December 31, 2024
Republican, Marietta
Commissioner from District 5 MAP

Tricia Pridemore was elected to the Georgia Public Service Commission in 2018.

Pridemore serves on many boards in the energy industry, and works on constructive solutions to our nation’s electric transmission, pipeline safety and energy transition issues:

  • 1st Vice President, National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC). She will serve as President of NARUC in 2024.
  • Immediate Past Chair, Board of the Financial Research Institute (FRI) at the University of Missouri
  • Member, National Petroleum Council
  • Member, Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) Advisory Board
  • Member, Gas Technology Institute (GTI) Public Interest Advisory Council
  • Member, New Mexico State University Center for Public Utilities Advisory Council

Pridemore is recognized by Georgia Trend Magazine as one of the 100 Most Influential Georgians. She served on both the 2019 Transition Team of Gov. Brian Kemp and the 2011 Transition Team of Governor Nathan Deal. She co-chaired both of Governor Nathan Deal’s Inaugurals.

Pridemore is a member of the Rotary Club of Marietta. She earned a bachelor’s degree from Kennesaw State University.

Tricia and her husband Michael reside in Marietta, Georgia and are members of Mount Paran Church in Atlanta, where Tricia serves on the Women’s Ministries Board.

Date Title
November 28, 2023 NARUC establishes new gas-electric working group to tackle grid-related reliability
September 29, 2021 PSC Approves $9.4 Million Regional Gas Line Project
September 7, 2021 Marietta's Tricia Pridemore talks Public Service Commission chairmanship
August 13, 2021 Public Service Commission calling attention to false rooftop solar ads
July 23, 2021 Georgia Utility Regulatory Board Gets New Leader
July 21, 2021 Wheel Wood Producer Awarded $2.65 Million for Gas Line Expansion
June 15, 2021 Landline phone customers to see lower bills
April 16, 2021 $54M broadband partnership to connect more than 12K Georgians
April 14, 2021 10-Digit Dialing Coming to 478 Area Code
March 7, 2021 DICK YARBROUGH: Official: Texas-like power meltdown not likely in Georgia
December 30, 2020 Congratulations to the Cobb Life Magazine's 2021 Cobb Life List: 20 in their 40s
February 19, 2019 News Release: Commissioner Pridemore Statement on Her Vote on the 19th Vogtle Construction Monitoring Report
February 19, 2019 Pridemore Dissents on VCM 19 vote
November 19, 2018 Commissioner Pridemore Wins Full Term; Named to Governor-Elect Kemp’s Transition Team
November 12, 2018 PV Magazine: Consensus Emerging behind large scale solar in Georgia: Twiggs County Solar Farm Groundbreaking
November 9, 2018 Solar Power World Magazine: First Solar starts construction on largest solar plant in Georgia
October 12, 2018 PSC to Hold Media Briefing Today to Discuss Tour of Hurricane Damage in South Georgia
September 6, 2018 Commission Takes Part in Lifeline Awareness Week
August 22, 2018 Cartersville Daily Tribune : Pridemore Promotes Coal, Nuclear Power at Cartersville Event
May 24, 2018 NARUC Names Commissioner Pridemore to Natural Gas Partnership Program with the Department of Energy