Staff & Board

Elizabeth Wheeler

Elizabeth Wheeler

Senior Counsel, Director of Regulatory Advocacy

Elizabeth Wheeler is an attorney and policy professional with over 17 years of legal experience in state government and the nonprofit sector.

She comes to CGA after serving as a commissioner's advisor at the Public Service of Wisconsin. In her time at the PSC, Elizabeth advised the commissioner on all areas relating to utility regulation, including construction and siting of utility-scale solar and battery storage, regional energy markets, customer protection, and rate analysis and design.

Prior to her time at the PSC, Elizabeth worked as a legislative attorney at the Wisconsin Legislative Reference Bureau and spent nearly a decade as in-house counsel at an environmental nonprofit. She brings a deep understanding of advocacy campaign development, environmental and energy law, and the regulatory and legislative processes.

Elizabeth will be responsible for leading state regulatory work, participating in dockets and cases in multiple states across the CGA footprint, and working with CGA's State Advocacy team to implement clean energy legislation. She will continue CGA's work in contributing to the record for state regulatory commissioners decisions.

Born and raised in Wisconsin, Elizabeth holds a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Biology from Beloit College and earned her J.D. from Pace University School of Law in White Plains, New York.