Deidre Sanders, Environmental Justice Program Manager, Pacific Gas and Electric Company
Deidre is a subject matter expert on environmental justice (EJ) and has been a part of PG&E’s Environmental Policy Group since September, 2007. Her primary responsibilities include leading the effort to advance the implementation and institutionalization of PG&E’s Environmental Justice Policy.
She is also the lead for the identification and development of company response strategies associated with EJ and new laws and regulations, such as California’s landmark climate change legislation, AB 32, as well as other emerging issues. Additionally, she provides support to business operations that may engage EJ concerns.
Prior to PG&E Deidre worked for Southern California Edison for seven years in various business areas including Environmental Affairs, Community Involvement, and Market Research. Previous non-utility positions include that of policy analyst on international issues for the federal government. She earned a PhD in Politics and Policy from Claremont Graduate University in Claremont, California.