Lorraine White is a Senior Energy Specialist at the California Energy Commission and is the Commission’s expert on the relationship between the water and energy sectors. She represents the Commission as a member of DWR’s 2009 State Water Plan Update Steering Committee and as a member of the Water-Energy Subgroup to the Governor’s Climate Action Team.
As program manager, she recently completed the California Energy Commission’s Integrated Energy Policy Report proceeding, producing the state’s primary energy policy document. Since joining the Energy Commission in 1992, Ms. White has held positions as a water resource analyst and project manager in the Energy Commission’s power plant siting regulatory program, energy program and policy analyst, and energy policy advisor to former Chairman Jackalyne Pfannenstiel. Previously she was a legislative analyst for California Assemblywoman Marguerite Archie-Hudson and Assemblyman Phil Isenberg.
Ms. White holds a BS in Biochemistry from University of California at Davis and was a California Assembly Fellow.