Telephone and Email List for the California Energy Commission

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General Information

Office/Section - Staff Name Email Phone
California Energy Commission Main Line   800-555-7794
Option 2
California Only
Renewable Energy Division General Information - Energy Call Center renewable @ energy.ca.gov 844-421-6229 Toll Free

916-653-0237 Outside California
Title 24 Energy Standards Hotline title24 @ energy.ca.gov 800-772-3300 Toll Free

916-654-5106 Outside California
Public Adviser publicadviser @ energy.ca.gov 800-822-6228 Toll Free
Solicitation Inquiry Contact   916-654-4381
Job Hotline   916-654-4316

Commissioners

Office/Section - Staff Name Email Phone
Chair Robert Weisenmiller's Office
Chair Robert Weisenmiller   916-654-5036
Administrative Assistant - Catherine Cross Catherine.Cross @ energy.ca.gov  
Advisor - Kevin Barker Kevin.Barker @ energy.ca.gov  
Advisor - Jana Romero Jana.Romero @ energy.ca.gov  
Advisor - Grant Mack Grant.Mack @ energy.ca.gov  
Commissioner Karen Douglas' Office
Commissioner Karen Douglas   916-654-4001
Administrative Assistant - Ollie Awolowo Ollie.Awolowo @ energy.ca.gov  
Advisor - Jennifer Nelson Jennifer.Nelson @ energy.ca.gov  
Advisor - Le-Quyen Nguyen Le-Quyen.Nguyen @ energy.ca.gov  
Commissioner David Hochschild's Office
Commissioner David Hochschild 916-654-3992
Administrative Assistant - Kathleen McDonnell Kathleen.McDonnell @ energy.ca.gov  
Advisor - Emilio Camacho Emilio.Camacho @ energy.ca.gov  
Advisor - Ken Rider Ken.Rider @ energy.ca.gov  
Commissioner Andrew McAllister's Office
Commissioner Andrew McAllister   916-654-3787
Administrative Assistant - Donna Parrow Donna.Parrow @ energy.ca.gov  
Advisor - Bryan Early Bryan.Early @ energy.ca.gov 916-654-4741
Advisor - Patrick Saxton Patrick.Saxton @ energy.ca.gov 916-654-4274
Commissioner Janea Scott's Office
Commissioner Janea Scott   916-654-4930
Administrative Assistant - Amie Brousseau Amie.Brousseau @ energy.ca.gov  
Advisor - Rhetta DeMesa Rhetta.DeMesa @ energy.ca.gov 916-651-0460
Advisor - Matt Coldwell Matt.Coldwell @ energy.ca.gov 916-651-2070

Public Adviser and Chief Counsel

Office/Section - Staff Name Email Phone
Public Adviser's Office
Public Adviser's Office   800-822-6228 Toll Free
Public Adviser - Alana Mathews publicadviser @ energy.ca.gov 916-654-4489
Executive Assistant - Ashley Gaffney Ashley.Gaffney @ energy.ca.gov 916-654-4489
Office of Chief Counsel
Chief Counsel - Kourtney Vaccaro Kourtney.Vaccaro @ energy.ca.gov 916-654-4328
Legal Staff Support - Muoi-Lynn Tran Muoi-Lynn.Tran @ energy.ca.gov 916-654-3951
Assistant Chief Counsel - Paul Kramer Paul.Kramer @ energy.ca.gov 916-654-5103
Assistant Chief Counsel - Rebecca Westmore Rebecca.Westmore @ energy.ca.gov 916-653-7067
Assistant Chief Counsel - Kerry Willis Kerry.Willis @ energy.ca.gov 916-653-1151
Assistant Chief Counsel - Allan Ward Allan.Ward @ energy.ca.gov 916-654-4775
Dockets Unit Supervisor - Muoi-Lynn Tran Muoi-Lynn.Tran @ energy.ca.gov 916-654-3951
Dockets Unit docket @ energy.ca.gov 916-654-5076
Secretariat - Cody Goldthrite secretariat @ energy.ca.gov 916-654-3895

Office of the Executive Director

Office/Section - Staff Name Email Phone
Executive Office
Executive Director - Robert Oglesby Rob.Oglesby @ energy.ca.gov 916-654-4996
Chief Deputy Director - Drew Bohan Drew.Bohan @ energy.ca.gov 916-654-4996
Administrative Assistant - Tanya Chandler Tanya.Chandler @ energy.ca.gov 916-654-4996
Assistant Executive Director, Audits, Investigations, and Program Review - Lisa Negri Lisa.Negri @ energy.ca.gov 916-653-2645
Assistant Executive Director for Policy Development - Heather Raitt Heather.Raitt @ energy.ca.gov 916-654-4735
Assistant Executive Director for Compliance Assistance and Enforcement - Paul Jacobs Paul.Jacobs @ energy.ca.gov 916-654-4405
Media & Public Communications Office
Media Office mediaoffice @ energy.ca.gov  
Deputy Executive Director for Strategic Planning and Media - Albert Lundeen Albert.Lundeen @ energy.ca.gov 916-654-4989
Office of Governmental Affairs
Director of Governmental Affairs - Barry Steinhart Barry.Steinhart @ energy.ca.gov 916-654-4942
Legislative Assistant - Gretchen Kocinsky Gretchen.Kocinsky @ energy.ca.gov 916-654-4942
Legislative Manager - Sarah Smith Sarah.Smith @ energy.ca.gov 916-654-4992
Legislative Analysts: Sunday Balalis, Shy Forbes, Fritz Foo    

Administrative and Financial Services Division

Office/Section - Staff Name Email Phone
Deputy Director - Rob Cook Rob. Cook @ energy.ca.gov 916-651-0488
Human Resources & Support Services Branch
Personnel and Labor Relations Office Manager - Veronica Rodriguez Veronica.Rodriguez @ energy.ca.gov 916-654-4309
Selection & Equal Employment Opportunity Office - Lourdes Quiroz Lourdes.Quiroz @ energy.ca.gov 916-654-5146
Business Services Office Manager - Sherryl Hancock Sherryl.Hancock @ energy.ca.gov 916-654-2963
Publications - Bill Cobbs William.Cobbs @ energy.ca.gov 916-654-4302
Purchasing - Teresa Pino Teresa.Pino @ energy.ca.gov 916-654-4298
Jobs and Examinations See Job Opportunities  
Financial Services Branch
Accounting - Rachael Rectenwald Rachael.Rectenwald @ energy.ca.gov 916-654-3945
Budget Office - Melanie Vail Melanie.Vail @ energy.ca.gov 916-654-3705
Contracts, Grants, and Loans - Rachel Grant Rachel.Grant-Kiley @ energy.ca.gov 916-654-4379
Small Business/Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE) Advocate - Douglas Harvey Douglas.Harvey @ energy.ca.gov 916-654-4747
Information Technology Services Branch
Chief Information Officer - Steve Bonta Steve.Bonta @ energy.ca.gov 916-653-3873
Customer Support - Jeremy Sherlock Jeremy.Sherlock @ energy.ca.gov 916-654-4349
IT Purchasing - Binh Qiu Bihn.Qui @ energy.ca.gov 916-651-6588
Webmaster - Amanda Poletti webmaster @ energy.ca.gov 916-654-4993
Library
Acting Supervising Librarian - Christopher Wymer Christopher.Wymer @ energy.ca.gov 916-654-4292

Energy Assessments Division

Office/Section - Staff Name Email Phone
Deputy Director - Sylvia Bender Sylvia.Bender @ energy.ca.gov 916-653-6841
Demand Analysis Office - Andrea Gough, Office Manager Andrea.Gough @ energy.ca.gov 916-654-4928
Supply Analysis Office - Ivin Rhyne, Office Manager Ivin.Rhyne @ energy.ca.gov 916-654-4838

Efficiency Division

Office/Section - Staff Name Email Phone
Title 24 Energy Standards Hotline title24 @ energy.ca.gov 800-772-3300
Prop 39 Hotline prop39 @ energy.ca.gov 855-380-8722
Appliances Hotline appliances @ energy.ca.gov 916-651-7101
Deputy Director - Dave Ashuckian Dave.Ashuckian @ energy.ca.gov 916-654-4563
Deputy Division Chief - Christine Collopy Christine.Collopy @ energy.ca.gov 916-654-4899
Executive Assistant - Gaylene Cooper Gaylene.Cooper @ energy.ca.gov 916-654-5013
Existing Buildings and Compliance Office - William Dietrich, Office Manager William.Dietrich @ energy.ca.gov 916-651-3754
Buildings Standards Office - Christopher Meyer, Office Manager Christopher.Meyer @ energy.ca.gov 916-651-2928
Appliances and Outreach & Education Office - Kristen Driskell, Office Manager Kristen.Driskell @ energy.ca.gov 916-654-4147
Local Assistance and Financing Office - Armand Angulo, Office Manager Armand.Angulo @ energy.ca.gov 916-651-3007

Renewable Energy Division

Office/Section - Staff Name Email Phone
Renewable Energy Division General Information - Energy Call Center renewable @ energy.ca.gov 844-421-6229 Toll Free

916-653-0237 Outside California
Deputy Director - Courtney Smith Courtney.Smith @ energy.ca.gov 916-654-4906
Office Manager - Bill Blackburn Bill.Blackburn @ energy.ca.gov 916-653-4710
Office Technician - Judi Carter Judith.Carter @ energy.ca.gov 916-654-4829
SB 1 - Jim Folkman Jim.Folkman @ energy.ca.gov 916-654-5116
New Solar Homes Partnership Program - Elizabeth Hutchison Elizabeth.Hutchison @ energy.ca.gov 916-654-3838
Power Source Disclosure and Power Content Label - Kevin Chou Kevin.Chou @ energy.ca.gov 916-653-1628
Renewables Portfolio Standard - Jennifer Campagna Jennifer.Campagna @ energy.ca.gov 916-654-4710
Geothermal Grant and Loan Program (GRDA) - Cheryl Closson Cheryl.Closson @ energy.ca.gov 916-651-0315

Siting, Transmission, and Environmental Protection Division

Office/Section - Staff Name Email Phone
Deputy Director - Roger Johnson Roger.Johnson @ energy.ca.gov 916-654-5100
Executive Assistant - Linda Mata Linda.Mata @ energy.ca.gov 916-654-3924
Administration & Special Projects Office - Gina Tosi Gina.Tosi @ energy.ca.gov 916-654-4312
Compliance Office - Christine Stora Christine.Stora @ energy.ca.gov 916-654-4745
Engineering Office - Matthew Layton Matthew.Layton @ energy.ca.gov 916-654-3868
Environmental Protection Office - Eric Knight Eric.Knight @ energy.ca.gov 916-653-1850
Siting Office - Chris Davis Chris.Davis @ energy.ca.gov 916-654-4842
Strategic Transmission Planning Office - Don Kondoleon Don.Kondoleon @ energy.ca.gov 916-654-3918

Energy Research & Development Division

Office/Section - Staff Name Email Phone
Division Deputy Director - Laurie ten Hope Laurie.tenHope @ energy.ca.gov 916-327-1551
Deputy Division Chief - Mike Gravely Mike.Gravely @ energy.ca.gov 916-327-1370
Energy Efficiency Research Office
Office Manager - Virginia Lew Virginia.Lew @ energy.ca.gov 916-327-1729
Buildings End-Use Energy Efficiency Program - Chris Scruton Chris.Scruton @ energy.ca.gov 916-327-2341
Industrial/Agricultural/Water - Beth Chambers Beth.Chambers @ energy.ca.gov 916-327-1713
Energy Systems Research Office
Office Manager - Fernando Pina Fernando.Pina @ energy.ca.gov 916-327-2388
Energy Technology Systems Integration - Jamie Patterson Jamie.Patterson @ energy.ca.gov 916-327-2342
Westcarb - Fernando Pina Fernando.Pina @ energy.ca.gov 916-327-2388
Energy Innovations Small Grant Program - Raquel Kravitz Raquel.Kravitz @ energy.ca.gov 916-327-1450
Natural Gas Research Program - Johann Karkheck Johann.Karkheck @ energy.ca.gov 916-327-2457
Energy Generation Research Office
Office Manager- Linda Spiegel Linda.Spiegel @ energy.ca.gov 916-327-1409
Renewable Energy Technologies - Rizaldo Aldas Rizaldo.Aldas @ energy.ca.gov 916-327-1417
Energy-Related Environmental Research - Guido Franco Guido.Franco @ energy.ca.gov 916-327-2392
Geothermal Program - Cheryl Closson Cheryl.Closson @ energy.ca.gov 916-327-2312
Transportation Research Program - Vacant

Fuels and Transportation Division

Office/Section - Staff Name Email Phone
Deputy Director - John Kato John.Kato @ energy.ca.gov 916-654-4628
Emerging Fuels & Technology Office
Office Manager - Vacant    
Biofuels Unit Supervisor - Elizabeth John Elizabeth.John @ energy.ca.gov 916-654-4639
Medium-/Heavy-Duty Unit Supervisor - Andre Freeman Andre.Freeman @ energy.ca.gov 916-654-4162
Zero-Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Office
Office Manager - John Butler John.Butler @ energy.ca.gov 916-654-4634
Hydrogen Unit Supervisor - Jean Baronas Jean.Baronas @ energy.ca.gov 916-654-4526
Electric Vehicle Unit Supervisor - Jennifer Allen Jennifer.Allen @ energy.ca.gov 916-653-0291
Program Integration Unit Supervisor - Al Estrada Al.Estrada @ energy.ca.gov 916-654-4194
Alternative and Renewable Fuels and Vehicle Technology Program Manager - Jim McKinney Jim.McKinney @ energy.ca.gov 916-654-3999