Meredith Alexander joined CALSTART as Policy Director in 2019. She focuses on California Legislative and Regulatory Affairs, while also expanding CALSTART’s regulatory and utility-focused work to other states. Meredith joined CALSTART after a long career in the public sector. As a Senior Analyst at the California Public Utilities Commission for many years, Meredith led proceedings on resource adequacy and renewables integration, and served as a liaison to the California ISO. At the CPUC, Meredith published numerous white papers and policy proposals on renewable integration and capacity market issues. Meredith previously worked on policy at SMUD, and served in Governor Brown’s administration as the Special Assistant to the Cal-EPA Secretary. At the beginning of her career she worked with the automotive industry through the ENERGY STAR program at U.S.EPA. Meredith earned her J.D. and Certificate in Environmental Law from Lewis & Clark Law School, and a Bachelors from Tulane University. She is a member of the Colorado Bar.