Meet the Commissioners

The Philadelphia Gas Commission is a departmental commission of the City of Philadelphia under the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter. There are five Commissioners:

  • two appointees of the Mayor;
  • two appointees of the City Council; and
  • the City Controller.

Commissioners appointed by the Mayor and City Council serve for four years or until their successor is appointed and qualified. The City Controller serves for his/her elected term in office.

Currently, the Gas Commissioners are:

    Derek S. Green (Chair) – Councilman At-Large; appointed by City Council in April 2016.

    Royal E. Brown (Vice Chair) – Retired (formerly, Vice President, Treasury Services at Independence Blue Cross); reappointed by Mayor Kenney in March 2016.

    Rebecca Rhynhart – City Controller; took office in January 2018. (The City Controller’s designated Alternate Commissioner is Kellan White, Deputy City Controller.)

    Jocelyn G. Hill – Director of Public Affairs & Assistant General Counsel, Consolidated Rail Corporation; appointed by Mayor Kenney in March 2016.

    Curtis Jones, Jr. – Councilman, 4th Councilmanic District; Majority Leader, City Council; reappointed by City Council in February 2012.

The Gas Commission’s business office is open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday (except holidays). Our office address and contact information are:

    One Parkway Building
    1515 Arch Street, 9th Floor
    Philadelphia, PA 19102
    215-683-0900 (phone)
    215-683-0911 (facs)

Please click here for a directory of Gas Commission staff.