Richard T. Thigpen was named senior vice president - corporate citizenship, effective July 2018. In this position, Mr. Thigpen is responsible for the state governmental affairs organization, as well as oversees the federal affairs and corporate citizenship and culture departments. In addition, he is the chairman of the PSEG Foundation.
Thigpen joined PSEG in March 2007 as vice president – state governmental affairs of PSEG Services Corporation. He has been a public affairs consultant since 1999 and was a co-founding partner of 1868 Public Affairs LLC, which provides lobbying, strategic planning, public relations and government relations services to clients in New Jersey, New York and Washington, D.C.
Kristen M. Ludecke was named vice president, federal affairs in February 2010. She has been with PSEG since 2000, where she had been director, federal affairs with responsibility for the Washington office since 2007. Ms. Ludecke oversees the development and implementation of the company's federal legislative and political strategy.