Commissioner Since: January 1, 1995
Year Elected: 1994
Serves Through: 2000
Commissioner, Georgia Public Service Commission
Prior to being elected to his first term on the Commission in 1994, Stan Wise successfully operated his own insurance business for over twenty-four years. He began his public career as a Cobb County Commissioner in 1990 and has held positions with the Cobb County Planning Commission and the Board of Zoning Appeals. From 1992 to 1994, Commissioner Wise served as a Board Member of the ten-county Atlanta Regional Commission.
Wise held the position of Commission Chairman in 1997 and currently serves as President of the Southeastern Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners. He holds a membership on both the Board of Directors and Gas Committee of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners and sits on the Gas Research Institute’s Advisory Council. Wise has also has served on the Board of Directors of the Cobb YMCA and Boys’ Club and North Georgia Law Enforcement Academy Advisory Board.
A former member of the Air Force Reserve, Wise holds a B.S. in Business Management from Charleston Southern University. He and his wife, Denise, have been married for 24 years and have a daughter, Lindsay, 18, who attends Georgia Southern University on a scholarship, and a son Adam, 16, who plays football and baseball at Lassiter High School in Cobb County.
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