was appointed by Governor Mike Pence as Commissioner on Sept. 19, 2016, and reappointed by Governor Eric Holcomb on December 29, 2017. She is a member of NARUC’s Committee on Critical Infrastructure and Committee on Telecommunications. Commissioner Freeman also represents the Commission on the Organization of MISO States and is a member of the Board of Directors for the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC). She previously represented the Commission on the Organization of PJM States’ Board of Directors.
Prior to her appointment, Commissioner Freeman served as a senior staff attorney with the nonpartisan Indiana Legislative Services Agency for 16 years, where she drafted utility and transportation legislation and served as counsel to numerous legislative committees. In addition, Commissioner Freeman was a member of the Executive Committee of the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) and the NCSL Task Force on Cybersecurity.
Before joining the legislative branch, Commissioner Freeman served as a deputy attorney general with the Office of the Indiana Attorney General, where she specialized in appellate law, post-conviction relief, and juvenile issues. Commissioner Freeman also served as judicial clerk to the Honorable Frank Sullivan of the Indiana Supreme Court.
A native Hoosier, Commissioner Freeman earned her undergraduate degrees in psychology, French, and political science from Indiana University – Bloomington and her juris doctor degree from the Indiana University Maurer School of Law.