Ms. Richard joined Chesapeake in May 2016 as Vice President of Rates and Regulatory Affairs. She manages the Company’s rates and regulatory affairs and communicates the Company’s position on business and regulatory matters to various government authorities. Ms. Richard also handles government relations with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the Delaware and Maryland Public Service Commissions. Ms. Richard has over 17 years of broad based regulatory experience in the energy industry. Ms. Richard comes to Chesapeake from OGE Energy Corporation which is based in Oklahoma City.