The National Regulatory Research Institute has appointed Indiana Utility Regulatory Commissioner David Ober to its board of directors. He has held a variety of leadership positions throughout his career in state government, including service as a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, as assistant majority whip for the House Republican Caucus (2014-2016) and as chairman of the House Committee on Energy, Utilities and Telecommunications from 2016 to 2018. Ober is a 2009 graduate of Purdue University Northwest.