About Commissioner Britton
Commissioner Sam Britton was elected as the Southern District Public Service Commissioner in November of 2015.
Prior to receiving his Certified Public Accountant certificate, Commissioner Britton received degrees from Jones County Junior College as well as the University of Southern Mississippi. In addition to his service as Mississippi Public Service Commissioner, he has also held positions in the Office of the State Auditor and Mississippi State Tax Commission. In 2014, he was recognized as a member of the Mississippi Business Journalís Leaders in Finance.
Commissioner Britton also holds certifications in numerous areas including Accredited in Business Valuation, Certified Valuation Analyst, Certification in Financial Forensics, Personal Financial Specialist, Chartered Global Management Accountancy, and Charter Mergers & Acquisition.
Commissioner Britton is a member of the University of Southern Mississippiís Business Advisory Council, the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts, the Mississippi Economic Council, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the Southeast Chapter of the Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants. He also serves his alma maters as an active member of both the University of Southern Mississippi Alumni Association and the Jones County Junior College Alumni Association.
During his time as a Public Service Commissioner, Commissioner Britton has been appointed to multiple national utility committees by the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) including the Investment Committee, Committee on Electricity as well as the Subcommittee on Nuclear Issues-Waste Disposal.
He has completed several marathons including the Marine Corp Marathon in Washington, DC, the New York City Marathon, and the San Francisco Marathon which he completed on his 50th birthday.
He is married to Robin Robinson who is active in service to the community and state as well. Robin is currently serving as Chair for Mississippi Economic Council and President of Jones County Junior College Foundation Board. Robin has served on many other boards such as the State Institutions of Higher Learning.