Laurel has more than eight years of experience implementing and managing local government energy efficiency programs in Southern California. She specializes in leading engagement activities and assures proper coordination of program offerings with the IOUs and other stakeholders. She has a clear understanding of California’s EE goals and the role of local governments. She holds a B.A. from UCSB, is a Certified Energy Auditor and currently holds a LEED AP Operations and Maintenance accreditation from the US Green Building Council.