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The Commission is composed of five Commissioners, each of whom is appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, for a term of six years. A Commissioner may continue to serve after the expiration of his or her term for up to one year or until a successor is confirmed.

At any time only three Commissioners may be members of the same party. The Chairman is designated by the President. The names of the current Commissioners, their affiliation and term expiration dates are:


(D) Democrat, (R) Republican

Current Commissioners Term Expiration Date
Acting Chairman Robert G. Taub (R)Oct. 14, 2016
Vice Chairman Tony Hammond (R) Oct. 14, 2018
Commissioner Mark Acton (R) Oct. 14, 2016
Commissioner Ruth Y. Goldway (D) Nov. 22, 2014
Commissioner Nanci E. Langley (D) Nov. 22, 2018