PEOPLE - UTILITIES

PEOPLE - UTILITIES

PENNSYLVANIA PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION (Harrisburg, Pa.) - Joseph Rhodes Jr. was nominated to the commission for a term running until April 1990 by Pennsylvania Gov. Robert P. Casey.

Mr. Rhodes is Pennsylvania's deputy commerce secretary. He has a reputation as an advocate of consumers and the poor, and served in the state Legislature from 1973 to 1980.From 1981 until he joined the Casey administration last year, Rhodes served as a corporate planner for Westinghouse Electric Corp., Pittsburgh.

Joe Rhodes is the type of consumer-oriented public official we need on the PUC, Gov. Casey said.