Commissioner Glen Kolkmeyer was appointed to the Public Service Commission by Governor Michael Parson on April 1, 2021. He was unanimously confirmed by the Missouri Senate on May 6, 2021.
Commissioner Kolkmeyer is a former State Representative from District 53, representing Lafayette County and parts of Jackson and Johnson counties. He was re-elected to his fourth and final two-year term to the House in November 2018, where he served as the Chair of the Administration and Accounts Committee. While in the House, he also served on the House Transportation Committee and the House Utility Committee.
In addition to his new role at the PSC, Commissioner Kolkmeyer is owner and CEO of Energy Transport Solutions, Inc. in Bates City, Missouri, a family owned and operated company that hauls gasoline, diesel, propane and anhydrous ammonia.
Commissioner Kolkmeyer served 20 years as Fire Chief of the Wellington-Napoleon Fire Protection District and served 39 years on the Fire Service. He is a past president of the Missouri Propane Safety Commission, Missouri Propane Gas Association, Lafayette County Firefighters Association and Lafayette County Law Enforcement Restitution Fund. He is a past board member of the Wellington-Napoleon Fire Protection District and the Lafayette County 9-1-1 Board.
Commissioner Kolkmeyer attends Calvary Baptist Church in Odessa. He currently resides in rural Odessa with his wife, Lisa. They have two children, Eric and Emily, and nine grandchildren.