Pamela Martinez

Community Energy Resilience Project Manager

Pamela Martinez joined The Climate Center in April of 2023 as the Community Energy Resilience Project Manager. In this role, she leads the Microgrid Equity Coalition which meets on a bi-weekly basis and advocates for environmental justice proceedings. Through her project implementation efforts, she works with community based organizations to help identify and pursue state and federal funding that advances clean energy projects in disadvantaged communities across California. These efforts aim to enhance resilience in historically underrepresented communities.

Before joining The Climate Center, she worked with the United Farm Workers Foundation as the Emergency Relief Program Manager providing critical resources to farmworkers and immigrant communities throughout the Pacific Northwest. She has also been involved in several advocacy campaigns and policy initiatives on issues such as banning harmful pesticides, gender equality, and human rights.

Pamela holds a B.A. in Communications from CSU Monterey Bay. She resides in Ventura and enjoys traveling, running, and hiking with her dog.