Justin Tate


Arkansas Public Service Commission

Advisory Board Member

Justin Tate of Little Rock was appointed to the Public Service Commission by Governor Asa Hutchinson in January of 2019.

Prior to his appointment, he served in Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Office in various roles including Chief Legal Counsel, Deputy Chief Legal Counsel, and Director of Rules and Regulatory Affairs.

Commissioner Tate received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville and a Juris Doctorate from Vanderbilt University Law School. He is licensed to practice law in Arkansas.

Commissioner Tate serves as a member of the Regional State Committee (RSC). He is also a member of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC).  He currently serves on the Committee on Gas and the Critical Infrastructure Committee.