Membership in CAPS shall be open to all state advocate offices designated by the laws of their respective jurisdictions to represent the interests of utility consumers within the service territory of PJM Interconnection L.L.C., (PJM) a regional transmission organization, in the PJM stakeholder process and before state and federal regulators and in the courts (herein referred to as “Member” or “Member Consumer Advocate Agency”).

Nonvoting Membership

State consumer advocate agencies that represent the interest of consumers that are not currently within the PJM service territory, but represent the interests of consumers served by a transmission owner that has filed the requisite application to join PJM with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (herein referred to as “Pending Member”), may participate in CAPS on a nonvoting basis, subject to approval by the Board of Directors.