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Susana Reyes

Susana Reyes

Speaker of the Assembly Appointee


Biography:

As Director of Low-Income Customer Access at L.A. Department of Water and Power, Susana Reyes uses equity as the foundation for developing strategies and initiatives that will allow low-income customers to effectively access energy and water efficiency programs and low-income discounts and rebates. Previously, she served as a Senior Analyst in L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Sustainability Team where she ensured that policies and projects align with the goals of the Sustainable City Plan – a roadmap to the city’s environmental, economic, and equitable future. As the Mayor’s Electric Vehicle Liaison, she led the team which garnered a $1.6 million grant from the CA Air Resources Board for an EV car sharing pilot program in disadvantaged communities.  Her career portfolio span across many areas including environmental justice, air quality, sustainable procurement, zero waste, and corporate performance measures. Previous stints included a pioneering role as Manager of the City of L.A.’s Facilities Recycling Program.

Susana Reyes is the current Vice President of the National Sierra Club Board of Directors and serves as a member of the first-ever all female Executive Committee in the organization’s 125 –year history.  As a Sierra Club Board member since 2012, Susana has led numerous grassroots campaigns and has seen how an appreciation of public lands and resources threads its way through all levels of politics.  She aims to lead a powerful and inclusive Sierra Club on a journey towards a clean energy future and a just and equitable environment for all.  Susana has also been a board member of the Los Angeles League of Conservation Voters since 2004.
Susana graduated magna cum laude from Saint Paul College with a Communications degree and earned a Civic Engagement Leadership and Management certification from the UCLA Anderson School of Management.
Board Liaison Contact

Tristyn Armstrong
Email: Tristyn.Armstrong@sierranevada.ca.gov

Sierra Nevada Conservancy
11521 Blocker Drive, Suite 205
Auburn, CA 95603
(530) 823-4700 Direct Line
(877) 257-1212 Toll Free
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