About Commissioner Britton
Commissioner Sam Britton was elected as the Southern District Public Service Commissioner in November of 2015.
Commissioner Britton received degrees from Jones County Junior College as well as the University of Southern Mississippi.
In addition, he has worked at the Office of the State Auditor and the Mississippi State Tax Commission.
In 2014, he was recognized by the Mississippi Business Journal as one of the States Leaders in Finance.
Commissioner Britton was also 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.
Commissioner Britton is a Certified Public Accountant and 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 Professional.
Commissioner Britton is a member of the University of Southern Mississippi’s 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.
Sam 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.
Commissioner Britton is married to Robin Robinson who is active in service to the community and state as well. Robin is currently serving as Chairperson 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.