Tuesday, Nov. 20
King Hall, Room 1002
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Effective Public Participation and Engagement on Environmental Issues
Alana Mathews was appointed by Governor Jerry Brown as the Public Adviser for the California Energy Commission in 2013 and reappointed in 2016. She provides procedural guidance to ensure the fair and adequate participation of interested parties and members of the public in all Commission proceedings. She served as the project manager for the Senate Bill 350 Clean Energy and Pollution Reduction Act Barriers Study, and is the coordinator for the Senate Bill 350 Disadvantaged Communities Advisory Group. Additionally, she leads the efforts to implement the Energy Commission’s Diversity Initiative and Assembly Bill 865 Empower California Initiative which seeks to increase participation of minority-, women-, disabled veteran- and LGBTQ-owned businesses and businesses in disadvantaged, rural, and tribal communities in Commission funding opportunities. She is a former Deputy District Attorney for Sacramento County and served as the 2004 Graduate Legal Scholar Executive Fellow for the California Attorney's General Office.
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