That Was Then, This Is Now - A PUC Chair's Perspective with Chair Katie Sieben and former Chair LeRoy Koppendrayer

Event Description

Online registration is closed.  Walk-ins are welcome and you can register at the door. To attend remotely, email Tram Nguyen at .

This is a hybrid CLE. In person at the Landmark Center, and remote participation via Zoom. 

PUC Chair Katie Sieben and former Chair LeRoy Koppendrayer will provide insights into their contrasting roles as Chair of the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission during very different times over the past 20 years.  The energy transition presents unique challenges during this time of unprecedented change and Moderator Phyllis Reha, former PUC Commissioner, will explore their respective roles and how these roles have evolved over time.  
The Public Utilities Section will briefly host its annual meeting and elections at the beginning of the program. 

The Section will also be celebrating 25 years and honoring past leadership of the Section.  All past chairs of the Section will receive free registration to the Annual Meeting and CLE.  Please contact Tram Nguyen at  if you were a past chair of the Section and would like to attend.  

Registration will begin at 11:30 am and lunch will begin at 11:45 am, followed by the annual meeting and elections at 12:00 pm, and the CLE program from 12:15 - 1:15 pm.  The CLE will be followed by social time to enjoy a special dessert in celebration of the Section's 25 years!

Box lunch will be provided. Special meal requests need to be received no later than Monday, May 15th.


Katie Sieben | Chair, Minnesota Public Utilities Commission
LeRoy Koppendrayer | former Chair, Minnesota Public Utilities Commission
Phyllis Reha | former Commissioner, Minnesota Public Utilities Commission

CLE Credits:

1.0 Standard CLE Credit | Event Code: 485305


Public Utilities Section Member: $15
Member, not in the Civil Litigation Section: $30
Non-Member: $45
Law Student & New Admittee: FREE

Registration Deadline:   May 15, 2023. To register after that time, email the program manager.

Remote Participation: Remote instructions will be emailed to you the day prior to the event.

Payments/Cancellations:  Please register online or over the phone by credit card whenever possible. If you must pay by check, please use this registration form . Need to cancel? Please see our cancellation policy .

Accommodations: We are committed to creating an inclusive environment in which all members can participate fully. If you need reasonable accommodations to participate in this event, please notify the program manager with at least 72 hours notice prior to the meeting to allow sufficient time to make arrangements for accommodations. Thank you.

Program Manager: Tram Nguyen | | 612-278-6316


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Wednesday, May 17, 2023

11:45 AM to 1:30 PM

Landmark Center
75 W Fifth St
Saint Paul, MN 55102