Matt Baker

Matt Baker:  Board of Advisors.


Matt Baker was appointed as a Commissioner of the Colorado Public Utilities Commission on January 15, 2008 by Gov. Bill Ritter, Jr., and was confirmed January 28, 2008.

Prior to joining the Commission, Matt served as the Executive Director of Environment Colorado, where he was the architect of Colorado’s Renewable Energy ballot initiative, Amendment 37. 

Matt was a leader in efforts to double Colorado’s renewable energy goals, implement policies to greatly expand utility energy efficiency programs and promote state goals to reduce carbon dioxide emissions. In addition, he was a leader on state transportation policy initiatives, including the successful build out of the Denver metro-area’s light rail system.

Previous to joining the Commission, Matt served as the vice-chair of the Transit Alliance. He was appointed by then-Governor Bill Owens to the Colorado Pollution Prevention Partnership, and was vice-chair of the Interwest Energy Alliance.

Matt has a bachelor’s degree from Penn State University.

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