Shannon O’Rourke serves as Chief of Staff to President Marybel Batjer. Shannon joined the CPUC in 2012, and has worked on a variety of policies and programs in the CPUC’s Energy Division to advance the State’s clean energy goals, including customer-sited renewable energy and storage programs and Renewables Portfolio Standard procurement. She has also served as an energy advisor to Commissioner Carla J. Peterman. Before joining the CPUC, Shannon worked as a consultant, advising private and nonprofit sector clients on clean energy program design and communications strategy.

Shannon holds a Master of Public Administration from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California San Diego.

Contact informationShannon.O'Rourke@cpuc.ca.gov