Directors from Ford Motor Company and LA Department of Water and Power Join Veloz Board

Veloz announced today two new appointments to its board of directors and two reappointments to the public policy board. New representatives from Ford Motor Company and Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) join a distinguished group of public and private sector sustainability leaders who are committed to the rapid expansion of California’s electric car market and charging infrastructure, improved air quality and advancing public health.

Ford joins the board of directors for the first time and increased their membership level to Premier status.


Veloz welcomes new board directors:


Cynthia Williams
Ford Motor Company

Cynthia Williams is the Global Director, Sustainability, Homologation and Compliance, at Ford Motor Company. She is responsible for sustainable business plans and policies, environmental negotiations with regulatory bodies around the world, reporting on the company’s environmental and social performance, and engaging with non-government organizations and other external stakeholders.

“I am thrilled to join the Veloz governing board and to support the momentum to amplify the electric car movement in California and the nation,” she said.  

See Cynthia Williams’s full bio here


Nancy Sutley
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power

Nancy Sutley is Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s Senior Assistant General Manager of External and Regulatory Affairs, and the Chief Sustainability Officer. In this role, Ms. Sutley oversees the LADWP’s customer service operations, energy efficiency and water conservation programs, environmental regulation, public affairs and legislative teams.

“I am happy to join the Veloz board of directors,“ she said. “Bringing public and private sector companies together to advance transportation electrification is key to our future.”

See Nancy Sutley’s full bio here.


Public Policy Board Announcement:

Wayne Nastri from South Coast Air Quality Management District and Angelina Galiteva with the California Independent System Operator were re-elected to Veloz’s public policy board and will serve another 2-year term. Veloz’s public policy board is appointed by the board of directors and lends policy guidance and support to the board. This non-voting advisory board is comprised of representatives who serve or have served in state or local government or quasi-government organizations.

See all public policy board of directors bios here.