The mission of the Kansas Corporation Commission is to serve the people of Kansas by regulating the State's energy infrastructure, oil and gas production, and commercial trucking to ensure public safety. More about the KCC...
Meet the Commissioners
Chair Susan K. Duffy
Susan Duffy was appointed to the KCC on March 18, 2019 by Governor Laura Kelly and confirmed by the Kansas Senate on May 3, 2019. She served as Chair from January 16, 2020 to January 14, 2021 and was re-elected Chair on January 17, 2023. Her term expires March 15, 2023.
Duffy is a member of NARUC, serving on the Critical Infrastructure Committee and the Energy Resources and Environment Committee. She also serves as Governor Kelly’s Official Representative for Kansas to the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission (IOGCC). Duffy serves as the Chair for the IOGCC Finance Committee, is a member of the Steering Committee, and the Orphan Well Task Force. In addition, Duffy presently serves as a board member of the FRI (Financial Research Institute).
Prior to coming to the KCC, Duffy served as General Manager for the Topeka Metropolitan Transit Authority for six years. More about Susan K. Duffy...
Commissioner Dwight D. Keen
Dwight D. Keen was appointed to the KCC by Governor Jeff Colyer on March 29, 2018 and confirmed by the Kansas Senate on April 7, 2018. He served as Chairman from January 17, 2019, to January 16, 2020 and served as Chair from January 13, 2022 to January 17, 2023. Keen was reappointed to the Commission for a second term by Governor Laura Kelly on March 17, 2022 and confirmed by the Senate on March 23, 2022. His second term expires March 15, 2026.
Keen is a member of NARUC, serving on the Committee on Gas, the Subcommittee on Pipeline Safety, and the Subcommittee on Clean Coal and Carbon Management. He is also a member of the Advisory Council of the New Mexico State University Center for Public Utilities. Keen formerly served as the Official Representative for Kansas to the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission (IOGCC), and also served on its Steering, Finance, and Resolutions Committees. He presently serves as a member of the IOGCC Legal and Regulatory Affairs Committee.
Keen has experience in business, law and government. His prior legal and finance experience includes serving as a securities attorney with the National Association of Securities Dealers, Inc. (presently FINRA) in Washington, D.C.; serving as the Senior Financial Analyst and Counsel to the Director of Corporation Finance for a large money center bank in New York City; and practicing corporate and securities law with two prominent Wichita law firms. More about Dwight D. Keen...
Commissioner Andrew J. French
Andrew French was appointed to the KCC on June 12, 2020 by Governor Laura Kelly and approved by the Senate Confirmation Oversight Committee on June 24, 2020. He served as Chairperson from January 14, 2021 to January 13, 2022. His term expires March 15, 2024.
French currently serves as the Kansas representative to the Southwest Power Pool and regularly participates in various SPP stakeholder groups, including the Regional State Committee (RSC). French currently serves as the 2023 RSC President. He is also one of 10 state utility regulators selected to serve on the Joint Federal-State Task Force on Electric Transmission formed in 2021. More about Andrew J. French...