Missouri PSC Chair Kayla Hahn Joins FRI Advisory Board

May 28, 2024

FRI is pleased to welcome Chair Kayla Hahn of the Missouri Public Service Commission to our Advisory Board.

Chair Kayla Hahn was first appointed to the Missouri Public Service Commission on June 1, 2023, and was appointed to a new six year term on January 2, 2024. On February 6, 2024, she was named Chair of the Public Service Commission.

Prior to her appointment, Chair Hahn was on the Governor’s senior staff team as Policy Director and had served as Senior Advisor and Policy Director for Governor Parson since August 2018.

As Policy Director, Chair Hahn helped lead the Governor’s legislative agenda, prepare the Governor’s annual budget recommendations to the General Assembly, implement the Governor’s policy priorities across all 17 Executive Branch agencies, and spearhead the state’s response to COVID-19. As a member of the senior staff, Chair Hahn also represented the State of Missouri on the Southern States Energy Board and the Midwestern Higher Education Commission.

Prior to her tenure in the Governor’s office, Chair Hahn served as Assistant Director and Research Analyst for the Missouri Senate Division of Research from 2013 until 2018.

Chair Hahn received a Bachelor of Science in political science from Missouri State University and a Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy in political science from the University of Missouri-Columbia. Chair Hahn and her family reside in Jefferson City, Missouri.

Chair Hahn continues a long tradition of the Missouri PSC Chair serving on FRI’s Advisory Board. She succeeds Commissioner Emeritus Scott Rupp, who served on our Board from March 2023 until the end of his appointment in May 2024.