Executive Management

Meet the CalEPA executive management team and read their biographies.

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Jared Blumenfeld
Secretary for Environmental Protection

CalEPA Undersecretary Serena McIlwain

Serena McIlwain
Undersecretary for Environmental Protection

Erin Curtis
Deputy Secretary for
Communications and External Affairs

Anna Ferrera Legislative Affairs

Anna Ferrera
Deputy Secretary for
Legislative Affairs and External Partnerships

Yana Garcia
Deputy Secretary for
Environmental Justice, Tribal Affairs and Border Relations

Caroline Godkin
Deputy Secretary for
Environmental Policy and Emergency Response

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Julie Henderson
Deputy Secretary for
Health and Public Policy

Eric Jarvis
Deputy Secretary for
Fiscal and Administrative

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Linda Lye
Deputy Secretary for
Law Enforcement and General Counsel

Kristin Peer
Deputy Secretary and
Special Counsel for Water Policy 

Lauren Sanchez
Deputy Secretary for
Climate Policy and
Intergovernmental Relations

Jason Boetzer, Acting Assistant Secretary for Local Program Coordination and Emergency Response

Jason Boetzer
Assistant Secretary for
Local Program Coordination and Emergency Response

Jeremy Brown
Assistant General Counsel

Sergio Gutierrez
Agency Chief Information Officer

Suma Peesapati
Assistant General Counsel for