Board Members

Each jurisdiction is represented by the governor and a legislator from the House and Senate. The Southern States Energy Board is presided over by a governor who serves as chair and a vice-chair and treasurer who are legislative members. Ex-officio, non-voting board members include a federal representative appointed by the President of the United States, the Southern Legislative Conference Energy Committee Chair and SSEB’s executive director, who serves as secretary.

Alabama

Gov. Kay Ivey
Sen. Jimmy Holley
Rep. Howard Sanderford
Rep. Alan Baker (Alternate)
Sen. Clyde Chambliss
(Governor’s Alternate)

Arkansas

Gov. Asa Hutchinson
Sen. Bob Ballinger

Sen. Gary Stubblefield
(Senate Alternate)
Mr. Michael Chapman
(House Appointee)
Comm. Ted Thomas (Governor’s Alternate)
Mr. Caleb Stanton (Governor’s Alternate)

Florida

Gov. Ron DeSantis
Sen. Jeff Brandes
Sen. Debbie Mayfield
(Alternate)
Rep. Bobby Payne
Rep. Jay Trumbull
(Alternate)
Ms. Kelley Burk (Agriculture Commissioner’s Appointee)

Georgia

Gov. Brian Kemp
Sen. Jeff Mullis
Rep. Lynn Smith
Rep. Chuck Martin (Alternate)
Ms. Lisa Durden (Governor’s Alternate)

Kentucky

Gov. Andy Beshear
Sen. Brandon Smith
Rep. Jim Gooch, Jr.
Hon. Rocky Adkins
(Governor’s Alternate)

Louisiana

Gov. John Bel Edwards
Rep. Debbie Villio
Sec. Thomas Harris (Governor’s Alternate)

Maryland

Gov. Larry Hogan
Sen. Brian Feldman
Sen. Stephen Hershey (Alternate)
Del. Dereck Davis
Dr. Mary Beth Tung (Governor’s Alternate)

Mississippi

Gov. Tate Reeves
Rep. Brent Powell
Rep. Angela Cockerham

Missouri

Gov. Michael Parson
Sen. Mike Cierpiot
Sen. Jason Bean
(Alternate)
Dr. Kayla Hahn (Governor’s Alternate)
Mr. Craig Redmon (Governor’s Alternate)

North Carolina

Gov. Roy Cooper
Rep. John Szoka
Rep. Dean Arp (Alternate)

Oklahoma

Gov. Kevin Stitt
Sen. Mark Allen
Sen. Casey Murdock (Alternate)
Rep. Mark McBride
Sec. Kenneth Wagner (Governor’s Alternate)

Puerto Rico

Gov. Pedro Pierluisi
Rep. Victor Parés Otero

South Carolina

Gov. Henry McMaster
Sen. Lawrence Grooms
Sen. Thomas Alexander (Alternate)
Rep. William Sandifer
Mr. Richard Lee, Jr. (Governor’s Alternate)

Tennessee

Gov. Bill Lee
Sen. Ken Yager
Rep. John Ragan
Comm. David Salyers (Governor’s Alternate)

Texas

Gov. Greg Abbott
Sen. Bryan Hughes
Rep. Drew Darby
Comm. Christi Craddick (Governor’s Alternate)

U.S. Virgin Islands

Gov. Albert Bryan

Virginia

Gov. Ralph Northam
Sen. Lionell Spruill, Sr.
Sen. John Edwards (Alternate)
Sen. Emmett Hanger, Jr.
(Alternate)
Del. Schuyler VanValkenburg
Del. Martha Mugler (Alternate)
Del. Kathy Tran
(Alternate)

West Virginia

Gov. Jim Justice
Sen. Randy Smith
Sen. Dave Sypolt (Alternate)

Federal Representative

Pending Confirmation

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