Veloz Appoints New Vice Chair and Board Directors

Board of Directors Vice Chair

Anand Gopal, Executive Director of Policy Research, has been appointed vice chair of Veloz’s board of directors. Anand has served as a Veloz board director since 2021.

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as outgoing Veloz Vice Chair

Giovanni Palazzo, President and CEO of Electrify America and President of Electrify Canada, stepped down from his appointment as the board of directors vice chair. He remains an integral board member and we look forward to our continued work together.

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Veloz Board of Directors

Miguel Romero, Vice President of Energy Innovation for San Diego Gas & Electric, joins Veloz’s board of directors. San Diego Gas & Electric is a founding member of Veloz.

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“Accelerating the transition to zero-emission vehicles is a key part of San Diego Gas and Electric’s mission to build the cleanest, safest and most reliable energy infrastructure company in America. I’m thrilled to join Veloz’s board of directors to advance our shared goals to electrify transportation and build a more sustainable future for the communities we are proud to serve.”

— Miguel Romero, San Diego Gas & Electric, Vice President, Energy Innovation

Veloz Board of Directors

Spencer Reeder, Director of Government Affairs and Sustainability for Audi of America, joins Veloz’s board of directors. Audi first joined Veloz as a member organization in 2018.

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“Audi’s commitment to being a leader in the electric vehicle space is incredibly strong, with more fully electric vehicles models in the U.S. market than any other automaker. I’m honored to join the Veloz board of directors, alongside private companies and public entities that are working to address the climate crisis through transportation electrification.”

— Spencer Reeder, Audi of America Director, Government Affairs and Sustainability