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Tamara L. Linde, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, PSEG

Tamara L. Linde

Executive Vice President & General Counsel

Tamara Linde was named executive vice president and general counsel for Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated (PSEG) in July 2014. She is also the executive vice president and general counsel of Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSE&G), PSEG Power and PSEG Services Corporation. 

As PSEG’s chief legal officer, Ms. Linde has responsibility for all legal and regulatory functions, and has general supervisory responsibilities for the office of corporate secretary, business assurance and resilience and federal affairs and sustainability. Ms. Linde is a member of PSEG’s Executive Officer Group.

Previously Ms. Linde was vice president – regulatory, PSEG. She has led the company’s federal and state regulatory functions, as well as managed corporate, environmental and labor/employment practices within the company.  Ms. Linde has served as regulatory counsel on many of the company’s most important initiatives in recent years.

Joseph F. Accardo Jr., Vice President-Regulatory and Deputy General Counsel, PSEG

Joseph F. Accardo Jr.

Vice President-Regulatory and Deputy General Counsel

Joseph F. Accardo Jr. was named Vice President-Regulatory and Deputy General Counsel in November 2018. As leader of PSEG’s regulatory function, Mr. Accardo oversees the full range of PSEG’s state and federal regulatory matters before the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

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Antonio Fernández, Chief Compliance Officer

Antonio Fernández

Chief Compliance Officer

Antonio Fernández was named PSEG’s chief compliance officer in April 2016. In this role, he is responsible for overseeing PSEG’s compliance program, which involves managing PSEG’s respected ethics and compliance group and its highly successful NERC compliance group.

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Aaron T. Ford, Vice President - Corporate Security & Claims

Aaron T. Ford

Vice President, Corporate Security

Aaron T. Ford was named vice president – corporate security in November 2015. Mr. Ford is a part of PSEG General Counsel’s senior leadership team. He is responsible for developing, and effectuating PSEG’s enterprise-wide strategies for homeland security; asset protection; business continuity and crisis management.

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Shawn P. Leyden, Esq., Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, PSEG

Shawn P. Leyden, Esq.

Vice President and Deputy General Counsel

Shawn P. Leyden, Esq., was named Vice President and Deputy General Counsel in April 2014, having served as Vice President - Corporate and Commercial for PSEG Services Corporation, since December 2006. Previously, he had been Vice President and General Counsel of PSEG Energy Resources and Trade, LLC, from March 2002.

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Kristen Ludecke, Vice President - Federal Affairs, PSEG

Kristen Ludecke

Vice President Federal Affairs

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. 

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Michael Hyun, Deputy General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Michael K. Hyun

Deputy General Counsel and
Corporate Secretary

Michael K. Hyun was named Deputy General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, PSEG Services Corporation, effective January 2017. He is also the Corporate Secretary of Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated (PSEG), Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSE&G) and PSEG Power. 

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