Judy Walsh

    Judy Walsh

    Electric Reliability Council of Texas


    Judy Walsh is a certified public accountant and retired partner of Deloitte, where her career spanned 30 years. She joined Electric Reliability Council of Texas, Inc., as an independent board member in 2012 and currently serves as vice chair of the Board and chair of the Finance and Audit Committee.

    She recently completed 12 years on the Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) Board of Directors, where she served as chairman of the Board and chair of the Audit and Finance Committee. Ms. Walsh also previously served on the board of directors of the Western Electricity Coordinating Council and chaired its Audit Committee.

    She is a former commissioner for the Public Utility Commission of Texas, appointed by then-Texas Governor George W. Bush. She is well versed in public policy issues concerning the electric industry, including energy markets, resource adequacy, wind integration and others.

    Ms. Walsh was also a founding director of the Bank of Whittier in Whittier, Cal., and was the senior vice president of Government Affairs and Regulatory Policy at SBC Communications in San Antonio.

    Ms. Walsh earned a Master of Science in taxation from The University of Texas, San Antonio, and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Business Administration from Rice University.