Commissioner John Reynolds was appointed to the CPUC by Governor Gavin Newsom on Dec. 23, 2021, and reappointed  on Dec. 22, 2022.

Prior to his appointment to the CPUC, Commissioner Reynolds served as Managing Counsel at Cruise LLC since 2019. Prior to that, he held multiple positions at the CPUC, including Interim Chief of Staff to Commissioner Genevieve Shiroma in 2018, Advisor to former Commissioner Carla J. Peterman from 2015 to 2018, and Public Utilities Counsel from 2013 to 2015. Commissioner Reynolds has a Juris Doctor degree from the University of California College of the Law, San Francisco.


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Suzanne Thompson (Casazza)
Legal Advisor and Chief of Staff

Pilar Manriquez
Deputy Chief of Staff

Maria Sotero

Jake McDermott


Carolyn Chen

Amin Younes

Marilou (Malou) Hipolito-Karam
Administrative Assistant

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