Rachel Peterson is the CPUC’s Executive Director. Rachel has worked at the CPUC since 2011 in several leadership positions, including chief of staff and advisor to Commissioners, acting director of the new Safety Policy Division, and most recently Deputy Executive Director for Safety Enforcement and Policy. She has experience in numerous areas of the CPUC’s utility regulation, including electricity, gas, safety, and transportation, and has led initiatives to bring greater transparency to the CPUC’s processes. Rachel is an attorney and former nonprofit executive director, and lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her family.

Read our press release on Rachel's appointment.