Becky Motal has more than 30 years of professional experience in the water and electric utility industries. She currently is general manager of LCRA, a Texas public service agency that provides energy, water and community services in and around Central Texas without tax dollars.
As general manager, Motal carries out LCRA Board policy, manages LCRA's relationships with its customers, appoints and directs the executive staff, and oversees the business planning process and projects and operations that support LCRA's public service mission.
Motal’s previous LCRA experience includes serving as executive manager of External Affairs. In this role, she coordinated LCRA’s activities with the various agencies that have regulatory and environmental oversight responsibilities over LCRA. She oversaw Public Affairs, including relationships with county and local governments, corporate environmental affairs and LCRA’s customer service support functions. She also has managed LCRA’s Economic and Financial Planning, where she oversaw strategic and financial planning, economic and electric load forecasting, and preparation of annual financial and business plans.
Prior to joining LCRA in 1987, Motal held executive positions in state regulatory agencies overseeing water quality planning and state and federal loan and grant programs that relate to water quality and development. She also was director of Legal Services with the Texas State Board of Insurance, where she represented the commissioner of insurance on rate and regulatory matters.
Motal’s management expertise includes strategic planning, policy analysis, regulatory oversight, forecasting and budgeting, policy development, regulatory oversight, rate development and professional staff development.