Executive Management

Meet the CalEPA executive management team and read their biographies.


Matthew Rodriquez

Secretary for Environmental Protection

Gordon Burns

Undersecretary for Environmental Protection

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Alex Barnum
Deputy Secretary for Communications and External Affairs

Ashley Conrad-Saydah
Deputy Secretary for Climate Policy

Grant Cope
Deputy Secretary for Environmental Policy

Christine Hironaka
Deputy Secretary for
Legislative Affairs

Alexa Kleysteuber
Deputy Secretary for Border and Intergovernmental Relations

Gina Solomon
Deputy Secretary for Science and Health

Christiana Tiedemann
Deputy Secretary for
Law Enforcement and Counsel

Yana Garcia
Assistant Secretary for Environmental Justice and Tribal Affairs

Eric Jarvis
Assistant Secretary
for Fiscal and Administrative Programs

Kristin Peer
Assistant General Counsel

Alejandro Rodarte
Assistant Secretary for Border Affairs

Greg Vlasek
Assistant Secretary for Local Program Coordination and Emergency Response

Christie Vosburg
Assistant General Counsel for Enforcement

John Blue
Manager of Climate Program

Sergio Gutierrez
Agency Chief Information Officer