Telephone and Email List for the California Energy Commission

Searchable Phone List

Telephone and Email Addresses

Commissioners Office of the Executive Director
Energy Assessments Division Public Adviser, Chief Counsel
Efficiency Division Fuels and Transportation Division
Energy Research and Development Division Renewable Energy Division
Siting, Transmission, and Environmental Protection Division Administrative Branches
Secretariat  

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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
Outside California

916-654-5106
Public Adviser publicadviser @ energy.ca.gov 800-822-6228
Toll Free
Solicitation Inquiry Contact   916-654-4381
Job Hotline   916-654-4316
Commissioners' Offices
Office/Section - Staff Name Email Phone
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   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 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   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   916-654-4930
Administrative Assistant - Amie Brousseau Amie.Brousseau @ energy.ca.gov  
Advisor - Courtney Smith Courtney.Smith @ energy.ca.gov 916-654-4906
Advisor - Rhetta DeMesa Rhetta.DeMesa @ energy.ca.gov 916-651-0460
Small Offices
Office/Section - Staff Name Email Phone
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 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 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