Janea A. Scott is one of five Commissioners on the California Energy Commission. The Energy Commission is the state's primary energy policy and planning agency.
Ms. Scott was appointed by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. in February 2013 to serve as the Commission's public member, and she is currently the lead Commissioner on transportation, western regional planning, and the 2014 Integrated Energy Policy Report Update. Beginning in 2015, Ms. Scott will serve as the chair of the California Plug-In Electric Vehicle Collaborative, a public/private organization focused on accelerating the adoption of PEVs to meet California’s economic, energy and environmental goals.
Prior to joining the Energy Commission, Ms. Scott worked at the U.S. Department of the Interior in the Office of the Secretary as the Deputy Counselor for Renewable Energy and at Environmental Defense Fund in both the New York and Los Angeles offices as a senior attorney in the climate and air program. Ms. Scott was also an AmeriCorps member working at the San Francisco Urban Service Project from 1996-1997. Ms. Scott earned her J.D. from the University of Colorado Boulder Law School and her M.S. and B.S. in Earth Systems from Stanford University.