Disadvantaged Communities Advisory Group

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Upcoming Meetings 

Past Meetings

  • March 20, 2020 (POSTPONED due to COVID-19)
    • In an abundance of caution around concerns regarding COVID-19, the Disadvantaged Communities Advisory Group postponed the March 20, 2020 DACAG meeting. Thank you for your understanding. The health and safety of our Advisory Group members, staff, and the public is our top priority.

Group Establishment Information

  • On March 1, 2018, the CPUC appointed the nominees to the Disadvantaged Communities Advisory Group. The California Energy Commission also approved the appointments.  The two commissions also recognized the tribal representative appointed by the Governor's Tribal Liaison.  
  • On December 14, 2017, the CPUC adopted the Disadvantaged Communities Advisory Group and its charter.  This action, together with a similar one by the California Energy Commission on December 13, establishes the Advisory Group. 
  • Read the CPUC's adopted resolution with the Advisory Group's charter
  • On November 1, 2017, the draft resolution to establish the Advisory Group was released for public review.
  • Energy Division Draft Resolution E-4893 for the Dec. 14, 2017 Voting Meeting establishing and adopting the charter of the Advisory Group
    • Comment from Interstate Renewable Energy Council, Inc. on Draft Resolution E-4893
    • Comment from PG&E on Draft Resolution E-4893
  • Request for Applications for Appointment to the Disadvantaged Communities Advisory Group
  • The CPUC and the California Energy Commission on August 1, 2017, released a joint proposal to establish a new advisory group consisting of representatives from disadvantaged communities who will provide advice on state programs proposed to achieve clean energy and pollution reduction.  

Members of the Advisory Group:

Name Affiliation     Area Represented
Stephanie Chen Marin Clean Energy Greater Bay Area
Jana Ganion Blue Lake Rancheria Statewide Tribal
Stan Greschner GRID Alternatives Statewide
Angela Islas Self-Help Enterprises San Joaquin Valley
Roger Lin UC Berkeley Statewide
Fred Beihn Arrowhead Solutions, LLC Statewide Tribal
Adriano Martinez Earth Justice Los Angeles County
Andres Ramirez Pacoima Beautiful Pacoima
Roman Partida-Lopez Greenlining Institute Southern California
Phoebe Seaton Leadership Counsel for Justice and Accountability    San Joaquin Valley, Eastern Coachella Valley   
Tyrone Roderick Williams     Sacramento Promise Zone Sacramento


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