Mission Statement

The mission of the Kansas Corporation Commission is to serve the people of Kansas by regulating the State's energy infrastructure, oil and gas production, and commercial trucking to ensure public safety. More about the KCC...

Meet the Commissioners

Chairperson Andrew J. French

Andrew J. French was appointed to the KCC on June 12, 2020 by Governor Laura Kelly and approved by the Senate Confirmation Oversight Committee on June 24, 2020. He served as Chairperson from January 14, 2021 to January 13, 2022 and was re-elected Chairperson on September 14, 2023. French was reappointed to the Commission for a second term and confirmed by the Senate on February 21, 2024. His second term expires March 15, 2028.

French currently serves as the Kansas representative to the Southwest Power Pool and regularly participates in various SPP stakeholder groups, including the Regional State Committee (RSC). French currently serves as the 2023 RSC President. He is also one of 10 state utility regulators selected to serve on the Joint Federal-State Task Force on Electric Transmission formed in 2021. More about Andrew J. French...


Commissioner Dwight D. Keen

Dwight D. Keen was appointed to the KCC by Governor Jeff Colyer on March 29, 2018 and confirmed by the Kansas Senate on April 7, 2018. He served as Chairman from January 17, 2019, to January 16, 2020 and served as Chair from January 13, 2022 to January 17, 2023. Keen was reappointed to the Commission for a second term by Governor Laura Kelly on March 17, 2022 and confirmed by the Senate on March 23, 2022. His second term expires March 15, 2026.

Keen is a member of NARUC, serving on the Committee on Gas, the Subcommittee on Pipeline Safety, and the Subcommittee on Clean Coal and Carbon Management. He is also a member of the NARUC Gas-Electric Alignment for Reliability (GEAR) Working Group, a collaborative effort between state regulators and industry representatives to develop solutions to better align and coordinate the gas and electric industries to maintain and improve the reliability of the nation’s electricity grid. In addition, Keen serves on the Advisory Council of the New Mexico State University Center for Public Utilities.

Keen is the Official Representative for Kansas to the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission (IOGCC), and has previously served on its Steering, Finance, and Resolutions Committees. He presently serves as a member of the IOGCC Legal and Regulatory Affairs Committee.

Keen has experience in business, law and government. His prior legal and finance experience includes serving as a securities attorney with the National Association of Securities Dealers, Inc. (presently FINRA) in Washington, D.C.; serving as the Senior Financial Analyst and Counsel to the Director of Corporation Finance for a large money center bank in New York City; and practicing corporate and securities law with two prominent Wichita law firms. More about Dwight D. Keen... 


Commissioner Annie Kuether

Annie Kuether profile photo

Annie Kuether was appointed to the Kansas Corporation Commission by Governor Laura Kelly on September 8, 2023 and confirmed by the Kansas Senate Confirmation Oversight Committee on September 13, 2023. Her term expires March 15, 2027.

Kuether is a former member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing the 55th district from 1997 to 2022. She was the highest ranking Democratic member of the House Energy, Utilities and Telecommunications Committee and served on the House Judiciary, House Corrections and Juvenile Justice, Joint Committee on Rules & Regulations, and Joint Committee on Pensions, Benefits, and Investments. More about Annie Kuether...