Brandon Presley

501 North West Street Suite 201A
Jackson, MS 39201

Brandon Presley

Public Service Commissioner - Northern District

Biographical Information

Brandon Presley was elected Public Service Commissioner for the Northern District of Mississippi in 2007 and re-elected in 2011, winning 28 of the district's 33 counties. Elected to the Public Service Commission at age 30, he was the youngest Commissioner ever elected in Mississippi. Prior to his election to the Public Service Commission, he served as Mayor of Nettleton from 2001 to 2007, having been elected at the age of 23, making him one of the youngest mayors in Mississippi history.

Commissioner Presley currently serves as President of the Southeastern Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners, which is composed of Public Service Commissioners from the eleven (11) Southern States and Puerto Rico. He serves as President of the Consumer Affairs Committee for the National Association of regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) and also serves on the Water Committee. He is a former member of the board of directors of the National Regulatory Research Institute (NRRI).

Commissioner Presley is past Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Itawamba Community College and member of the Board of Directors of Gilmore Memorial Hospital. He is past Chairman of the Lee County Council of Governments and also served as President of the North Mississippi Mayor’s Association.

Commissioner Presley, 37, is a lifelong resident of Nettleton, where he is a member of the Enon Primitive Baptist Church. He is past-President and current member of the Nettleton Lions Club and is a member of the Nettleton Civitan Club.