Miriam Barcellona Ingenito, Deputy Secretary for Environmental Policy and Community Programs
Miriam Barcellona Ingenito was appointed by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. in July 2011 as Deputy Secretary for Environmental Policy for the California Environmental Protection Agency.
Prior to joining Cal/EPA, Miriam served as Deputy Director of Legislation for the California Department of Finance where she advised the Director and the Governor's Office in the planning, formulation, implementation, coordination, administration and evaluation of fiscal and legislative issues affecting the budgetary process and the state's fiscal condition.
From 2001 to 2009, she served as a principal consultant for the Senate Committee on Appropriations where she analyzed the fiscal impacts of legislation and made recommendations regarding economic development, environmental quality, housing, land use, agriculture and natural resources. She also served as an assistant to the secretary for policy and program analysis at the California Resources Agency from 1999 to 2001 and was a fiscal and policy analyst at the Legislative Analyst's Office from 1997 to 1999.
Miriam received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of San Francisco, and her master's degree in public policy (MPP) from the Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies at the University of Chicago.
She is a longtime resident of Elk Grove where she lives with her husband and two daughters.
Last updated: April 24, 2012
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