Tom Epstein
Board Chair

Tom is a long-time environmental advocate who served in the administrations of President Clinton, Governor Brown and Insurance Commissioner John Garamendi.  Previously, he was a senior public affairs executive for Blue Shield of California and PBS. He currently serves on the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges. Tom is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and UCLA Law School.

Sherry E. Jackman.
Vice Chair

Sherry E. Jackman is a Partner in Greenberg Glusker’s Environmental Group. Her practice focuses on environmental litigation and compliance counseling.

Estela de Llanos

Estela de Llanos is Vice President of Clean Transportation, Sustainability and Chief Environmental Officer for San Diego Gas & Electric Company. Previously, Estela was an attorney specializing in land use and environmental matters in the Los Angeles office of Latham & Watkins LLP. Estela is a graduate of Yale University and the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

Beth Reid

Beth is the CEO of Olivine, Inc., which provides infrastructure and services that enable distributed and aggregated resources—such as solar, demand response, electric vehicles and battery storage—to effectively and efficiently offer grid services. Beth is a proven leader with nearly two decades of experience in the energy industry including senior management positions. She specializes in creating and implementing customized solutions for clients in regulated and deregulated markets that incorporate both technological and non-technological components.

Bruce Melgar
Board Member

Bruce D. Melgar is the President and Chief Executive Officer of UrbanX Renewables Group, Inc., a commercial scale Fats, Oils and Grease rendering facility and renewable transportation fuel manufacturer located in Long Beach, CA. His previous work was as the Lead Project Manager for Pacific Underground Utilities managing public utility energy system upgrade implementations.

Christy Ubellacker
Board Member

Christy is a Senior Product Manager at Aspiration, a green financial services company that offers socially-conscious and sustainable cash management services.  She received her Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and in Brain and Cognitive Sciences from Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cristina Marquez
Board Member

Cristina Marquez is an environmental activist and leader in the labor movement, with a deep understanding of how we can combat climate change while creating good, green union jobs. She focuses on building partnerships with environmental conservation and environmental justice groups to combat climate change and create green, union jobs. Cristina works as an Environmental Organizer at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 569 in San Diego, California.

Ed Begley, Jr.
Board Member

Ed is a film, television and theater actor, perhaps best known for his Emmy-nominated role on the 1980s television series St. Elsewhere. A long time environmentalist, Begley lives in a solar- and wind-powered home and is a vocal champion of electric cars and other transportation alternatives, such as bicycling.

Erica Bowman
Board Member

Erica currently serves as the Managing Director of Regulatory Policy & Strategic Analysis, overseeing Southern California Edison’s (SCE) climate mitigation and adaptation strategies, environmental and electrification policies, rate design, and long-term planning functions.  Previously, Erica was the Director of the Office of the CEO at Edison International and the Director of the Resource and Environmental Planning and Strategy organization at SCE.

Erik Neandross
Board Member

Erik is the CEO of Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA), an environmental consulting firm specializing in emissions reduction, energy and transportation policy and market development for alternative fuel vehicles.

Laura Renger
Board Member

Laura Renger is the Executive Director of the California Electric Transportation Coalition (CalETC) where she supports and advocates for the transition to a zero-emission transportation future to spur economic growth, fuel diversity and energy independence, contribute to clean air, and combat climate change. Prior to CalETC, Laura developed extensive knowledge of transportation electrification during her 15-year career at Southern California Edison, where she held positions such as the Director of Electrification and Customer Services Policy, the Director of the Edison International President and CEO’s office, and Senior Attorney in the SCE Law Department.

Matt Miyasato
Board Member

Dr. Matt Miyasato is the Vice President of Strategic Growth and Government Affairs for FirstElement Fuel, the largest retail hydrogen station provider in the world. Prior to joining FirstElement Fuel, Dr. Miyasato served as the Chief Technologist at the South Coast AQMD where he led the RDD&D and Incentives Programs.

Ronald Loveridge
Board Member

Ron has 33 years of outstanding public service – as a Riverside Councilmember beginning in 1979 and as Mayor from 1994 to 2012. Mr. Loveridge also served on the Boards of the California Air Resources Board and the South Coast Air Quality Management District.

Todd Campbell
Board Member

Todd is the Vice President, Public Policy and Regulatory Affairs for Clean Energy Fuels Corporation. As a former CCA employee, he worked on alternative fuel advocacy and the improvement of atmospheric quality.

Tom Swenson
Board Member

Tom, a Mechanical Engineering graduate from California State University, Sacramento.  In his career he has interned at the California Energy Commission, the Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District, Cleaire Advanced Emission Controls and Cummins. He is currently is currently serving as the Director of Global Regulatory Affairs for Cummins.

Tony Williamson
Board Member

Tony Williamson serves as the Director of Compliance and Sustainability at Total Transportation Services, Inc. (TTSI), which operates the largest low-NOx and zero emission truck fleet serving the San Pedro Bay ports. Tony oversees TTSI’s efforts to promote a cleaner environment in the logistics industry. He is responsible for fleet management of TTSI assets and compliance matters for all associated companies of TTSI.