Feb. 14, 2017: Megan W. Decker has been appointed as a Member of the Oregon Public Utility Commission (PUC) by Gov. Kate Brown. Decker is currently the Port of Portland’s Assistant General Counsel. At the Utility Commission, Decker was appointed to succeed John Savage, whose current term ends at the end of March, 2017. Savage has been on the Commission since 2003. Before moving to the port in October, 2015, Decker spent more than five years at Renewable Northwest, a Portland group that advocates for renewable energy, often at PUC proceedings. She is also currently the chairman of the board of NW Energy Coalition, a Seattle-based organization that promotes renewable energy and energy conservation. PUC terms run for four years.