Maria S. Bocanegra

Maria S. Bocanegra is a commissioner with the Illinois Commerce Commission, where she regulates public utilities, transportation, railroad, and telecommunications entities in complex and technical matters. Commissioner Bocanegra is actively involved with the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners’ (NARUC) where she serves both as the Chair of NARUC’s Committee on Water and NARUC’s Electric Vehicles (EV) Working Group, in the latter advancing the understanding of transportation electrification amongst public utility commissions. Commissioner Bocanegra is the second Latina appointed to the Commission and has been recognized by Fortnightly, Negocios Now and the Chicago City Council Latino Caucus for her work.