PIER Advisory Board Membership

  • Co-chairs: Chair Weisenmiller and Vice Chair Boyd, California Energy Commission
  • Three members of the Senate, appointed by the Senate President Pro Tempore.
    • Honorable Alex Padilla
    • Honorable Alan Lowenthal
    • Honorable Joe Simitian
  • Three members of the Assembly, as appointed by the Speaker of the Assembly.
    Appointed are Assemblymember Steven Bradford and Assemblymember Felipe Fuentes. One member of the Assembly remains to be appointed.
  • Heather Sanders, CAISO, Director of Smart Grid Technologies and Strategy
  • John Boesel, CALSTART, President and Chief Executive Officer
  • Paul Clanon, Public Utilities Commission, Executive Director
  • Kevin Dasso, Pacific Gas & Electric Company, Senior Director, Smart Grid and Technology Integration
  • Mike DeAngelis, Sacramento Municipal Utilities District, Program Manager, Advanced, Renewable, & Distributed Generation Technologies
  • David Geier, San Diego Gas & Electric, Senior Vice President, Electric Operations
  • Mike Montoya, Southern California Edison, Director, Engineering Advancement
  • Peter Miller, Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc., Senior Scientist
  • Mary Nichols, California Air Resources Board, Chairman
  • Sean Randolph, President and Chief Operating Office , Bay Area Council Economic Institute
  • Steven Schiller, California Energy Efficiency Industry Council, Board Chairman
  • Jananne Sharpless, Former California Air Resources Board Chairman and California Energy Commission Commissioner
  • Byron Sher, Former California State Senator
  • Hal Snyder, Vice President, Customer Solutions, Southern California Gas Compnay
  • Jim Sweeney, Stanford University, Professor of Management Science and Engineering
  • V. John White, Executive Director, Center for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Technology