Commissioner Lauren “Bubba” McDonald, Jr. yesterday began a one-year term as Chairman of the Georgia Public Service Commission (Commission) for 2010, taking the gavel from outgoing Chairman Doug Everett. The Commission Chairmanship is rotated annually among the five Commission members based on Georgia law and Commission rules.

McDonald is serving his second tour on the Commission, having won election in November 2008 to a full six year term. He previously served on the Commission from 1998 to 2002. Commissioner McDonald’s complete biography is on the Commission web site,

Calhoun Times