Jeff Cloud Confirms Resignation
Corporation Commissioner Jeff Cloud confirmed to The McCarville Report Online that he has resigned effective in a month.
He said he will join Continental Resources in Oklahoma City within a month.
Governor Fallin will appoint a successor.
Cloud was elected statewide to a six-year term on the Oklahoma Corporation Commission on November 5, 2002, and was overwhelmingly reelected November 4, 2008 to another six-year term.
He assumed the chairmanship of the Commission in June of 2005 and served as until December 2008.
Cloud is a member of the Electricity Committee for the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) and the Advisory Board for the Center for Public Utilities at New Mexico State University.
Cloud is also a member of the Legal and Regulatory Committee of the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission (IOGCC), the Regional State Committee of the Southwest Power Pool, and served on Oklahoma Employees Retirement System Board of Trustees 2006-2010.
The Aspen Institute honored Cloud as one of the top young elected officials by naming him as a fellow for the Aspen Institute-Rodel Fellowship which brings together “the nation’s emerging leaders” to discuss broad issues of democratic governance and effective public service.
Born in Tulsa and raised in Oklahoma City, Cloud earned a degree in Petroleum Land Management from the University of Oklahoma and a juris doctor from the Oklahoma City University School of Law.