Janea A. Scott

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Appointed by Governor Brown
February 2013

Phone: 916-654-4930




Janea A. Scott was appointed by Governor Jerry Brown in February 2013. She fills the Public Member position on the five-member Commission where four of the five members by law are required to have professional training in specific areas - engineering or physical science, environmental protection, economics, and law. Prior to her appointment, Ms. Scott worked at the Department of the Interior in the Office of the Secretary as the Deputy Counselor for Renewable Energy and as the Special Assistant to the Counselor to the Secretary. In that role, Ms. Scott worked on facilitating and implementing Secretary Ken Salazar's priorities for the Department, including establishing an enduring program for renewable energy on our nation's public lands.

Before joining the Interior team in April of 2009, Ms. Scott worked on clean air issues as a senior attorney at Environmental Defense Fund - a non-profit organization that partners with businesses, governments, and communities to find practical environmental solutions - in both the New York and Los Angeles offices. Ms. Scott was an AmeriCorps member working at the San Francisco Urban Service Project from 1996 until 1997. Ms. Scott received her Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Colorado Law School and her Masters and Bachelors of Science in Earth Systems from Stanford University.

News Release of Governor's Appointment




Address to reach Commissioner Scott:

California Energy Commission
1516 Ninth Street, MS-32
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone: 916-654-4930