Commissioner Presley

Brandon Presley was elected Public Service Commissioner for the Northern District of Mississippi in 2007 and re-elected in 2011, winning 28 of the district's 33 counties. Elected to the Public Service Commission at age 30, he was the youngest Commissioner ever elected in Mississippi. Prior to his election to the Public Service Commission, he served as Mayor of Nettleton from 2001 to 2007, having been elected at the age of 23, making him one of the youngest mayors in Mississippi history.

Commissioner Presley served as President of the Southeastern Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners, which is composed of Public Service Commissioners from the eleven (11) Southern States and Puerto Rico. He currently serves as chairman of the Consumer Affairs Committee for the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) and also serves on the natural gas committee. He is a former member of the board of directors of the National Regulatory Research Institute (NRRI). He currently serves on the advisory committee for the New Mexico’s State University Center for Public Utilities.

Commissioner Presley, 37, is a lifelong resident of Nettleton, where he is a member of the Enon Primitive Baptist Church. He is past-President and current member of the Nettleton Lions Club and is a member of the Nettleton Civitan Club.