Commissioner Sarah Freeman
Appointed: Sept. 19, 2016, by Governor Pence
Term Expires: January 1, 2022
Sarah Freeman was appointed by Governor Mike Pence as Commissioner on September 19, 2016, and was reappointed by Governor Eric Holcomb on December 29, 2017. Commissioner Freeman chairs NARUC's Subcommittee on Education and Research and is a member of the NARUC Committee on Telecommunications. Commissioner Freeman is Vice President of the Board of Directors for the Organization of MISO States (OMS) and serves on the Board of Directors for the Universal Service Administrative Company as well as the Advisory Board for the Financial Research Institute at the University of Missouri. She previously represented the Commission on the Board of Directors for the Organization of PJM States (PJM).
Prior to her appointment, Commissioner Freeman served as a senior staff attorney with the nonpartisan Indiana Legislative Services Agency for 16 years, where she drafted utility and transportation legislation and served as counsel to numerous legislative committees.
A native Hoosier, Commissioner Freeman earned her undergraduate degrees in psychology, French, and political science from Indiana University – Bloomington and her juris doctor degree from the Indiana University Maurer School of Law.