Jeff Cloud (politician)
Jeff Cloud is an American
United States
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Republican Party (United States)
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 from the U.S. state
U.S. state
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 of Oklahoma
Oklahoma is a state located in the South Central region of the United States of America. With an estimated 3,751,351 residents as of the 2010 census and a land area of 68,667 square miles , Oklahoma is the 28th most populous and 20th-largest state...

. Jeff Cloud was elected statewide to a six-year term on the Oklahoma Corporation Commission
Oklahoma Corporation Commission
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 on November 5, 2002, and assumed the chairmanship of the Commission in June 2005. He was re-elected to another six-year term on November 4, 2008.

Cloud is a member of the Electricity Committee for the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) and Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is the United States federal agency with jurisdiction over interstate electricity sales, wholesale electric rates, hydroelectric licensing, natural gas pricing, and oil pipeline rates...

 (FERC), Joint Boards on Security Constrained Economic Dispatch, sits on the Advisory Boards for the Center for Public Utilities at New Mexico State University and Oklahoma Water Resources Institute-Water Research. Cloud is also a member of the Legal and Regulatory Committee of the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission (IOGCC) and serves on Oklahoma Employees Retirement System Board of Trustees.

The Aspen Institute
Aspen Institute
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 recently honored Cloud as one of the top young elected officials by naming him as a fellow for the Aspen Institute-Rodel Fellowship which brings together “the nation’s emerging leaders” to discuss broad issues of democratic governance and effective public service.

Born in Tulsa
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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 and raised in Oklahoma City
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Oklahoma City is the capital and the largest city in the state of Oklahoma. The county seat of Oklahoma County, the city ranks 31st among United States cities in population. The city's population, from the 2010 census, was 579,999, with a metro-area population of 1,252,987 . In 2010, the Oklahoma...

, Cloud earned a degree in Petroleum Land Management from the University of Oklahoma
University of Oklahoma
The University of Oklahoma is a coeducational public research university located in Norman, Oklahoma. Founded in 1890, it existed in Oklahoma Territory near Indian Territory for 17 years before the two became the state of Oklahoma. the university had 29,931 students enrolled, most located at its...

 and a juris doctor
Juris Doctor
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 from the Oklahoma City University School of Law
Oklahoma City University School of Law
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Cloud is married to the former Trish Caldwell. They reside in Oklahoma City where they are raising their three children; Cooper, Carter, and Johno.

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