Advisory Committee Members

The Advisory Committee is composed of 32 members representing a wide range of interests in clean transportation and clean energy issues.

Leslie Aguayo

Environmental Equity Program Manager
The Greenlining Institute

Ruben Aronin

Senior Vice President
Better World Group

Will Barrett

Director of Advocacy and Clean Air
American Lung Association in California

Morgan Caswell

Air Quality Practices Manager
Port of Long Beach

John Frala

Rio Hondo College

Craig Segall

Deputy Executive Officer- Mobile Sources and Incentives
California Air Resources Board

Joel Levin

Executive Director
Plug In America

Tyson Eckerle

Senior Advisor for Clean Infrastructure & Mobility
Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development

Bill Elrick

Executive Director
California Fuel Cell Partnership

Larry Engelbrecht

Educational Consultant
Engelbrecht Consulting

Casey Gallagher

Project Coordinator
Workforce Economic Development
California Labor Federation

Katherine Garcia

Clean Transportation Policy Advocate & Comm. Associate
Sierra Club

Matt Gregori

Technology Development Manager

Kevin Hamilton

Chief Executive Officer
Central California Asthma Collaborative

Daryl Lambert

Program Manager of Clean Economy Initiatives
Rising Sun Center

Jose Lopez

Advisory Committee Member
Private Citizen

Bill Magavern

Policy Director
Coalition for Clean Air

Robert Meyer

Director of Economic Development
Employment Training Panel

Micah Mitrosky

International Representative
IBEW 9th District

Miles Muller

Natural Resources Defense Council

Samantha Houston

Senior Vehicles Analyst
Union of Concerned Scientists

Lori Pepper

Deputy Secretary for Innovative Mobility Solutions
California State Transportation Agency

Michael Pimentel

Executive Director
California Transit Association

Jerome Qiriazi

Transit Planner
Humboldt Transit Authority

Mary Solecki


Tracy Stanhoff

President & Creative Director, AD PRO; and, Publisher
Indigenous Post

JB Tengco

Western States Director
BlueGreen Alliance

Zac Thompson

Distributed Energy Program Associate
East Bay Community Energy

Eileen Tutt

Executive Director
Electric Transportation Community Development Corporation

Lucas Zucker

Policy and Communications Director
Central Coast Alliance United for a Sustainable Economy

Dylan Jaff

Policy Analyst
Consumer Reports

Morris Lum

Recreational Boaters of California

The Advisory Committee may provide advice on the following topics as related to the Investment Plan:

  •  Public and private sources of funding, availability and applicability of these sources for the purposes of the Program, and contact information;
  • Other financial tools that are available besides grants and loans that can be used to support the objectives of the Program, and the most effective application of grants, loans and other appropriate measures to advance the market penetration of the myriad alternative, renewable and other innovative fuel and vehicle technology options;
  • State of technological development of alternative, renewable and other innovative fuel and vehicle technologies, current level of research, development and demonstration support for these technologies, and need for Program support to move these technologies into the market place;
  • The effectiveness and magnitude of individual alternative, renewable and other innovative fuel and vehicle technologies to reduce petroleum use, improve air quality and lower greenhouse gas emissions;
  • Market applications for alternative, renewable and other innovative fuel and vehicle technologies that can simultaneously maximize petroleum reduction, air quality improvement, and greenhouse gas reduction;
  • Market niche applications for alternative, renewable and other innovative fuel and vehicle technologies;
  • Coordination with other states to increase the synergy of reducing petroleum use, expanding the use of alternative fuels, improving air quality and lowering greenhouse gas emissions;
  • The state of commercial use of alternative, renewable and other innovative fuel and vehicle technologies and the need for Program support to expand their use;
  • Analytical and other technical support that will be needed to more clearly delineate the issues and opportunities associated with alternative, renewable and other innovative fuel and vehicle technologies;
  • Job skills needed to support an expanding poly-fuel transportation market and current availability of training for these skills; and
  • Public and private sources of funding available for job training, applicability to the purpose of the Program, contact information, and the need for Program support to help expand the skilled job pool needed for the future transportation market.