Janea A. Scott

Janea A. Scott

Public Policy Board | Chair

Janea A. Scott was appointed to the California Energy Commission by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. in February 2013 and reappointed in January 2016. She is the Energy Commission’s public member, and is the lead commissioner on transportation and western regional planning.

Scott also leads adoption of recommendations by the Energy Commission’s SB 350 Barriers Study to expand access to the benefits of clean energy and transportation for low-income Californians, including those in disadvantaged communities—as well as small businesses in disadvantaged communities.

Additionally, Scott chaired the California Plug-In Electric Vehicle Collaborative from 2015-2017.

Before joining the Energy Commission, Scott worked at the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Office of the Secretary as deputy counselor for renewable energy. She also worked as a senior attorney in the Environmental Defense Fund’s climate and air program.