FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 15, 2011) – Murray State University has honored Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) Chairman David Armstrong with the 2011 Dick Anderson Telecommunications Systems Management Leadership Award.
The award is presented by Murray State’s Center for Telecommunication Systems Management to “an individual that has made a significant contribution to telecommunication systems management by their leadership, technical or management skills.”
Armstrong is the sixth recipient of the award, which is named for Richard A. Anderson, a Murray State alumnus who had a lengthy and distinguished career in telecommunications. Anderson was the first recipient of the award.
“I am deeply honored to receive this recognition,” Armstrong said. “It is doubly meaningful to me, coming as it does from the alma mater that I share with Dick Anderson.”
Armstrong received a Bachelor of Science in history from Murray State.
More information on Murray State’s Center for Telecommunication Systems Management and the Dick Anderson Award can be found at
A biography of Chairman Armstrong is available at http://psc.ky.gov/Home/Commissioners/#commissioner_1
The PSC is an independent agency attached for administrative purposes to the Energy and Environment Cabinet. It regulates more than 1,500 gas, water, sewer, electric and telecommunication utilities operating in Kentucky and has approximately 100 employees.