Sarah Izant, Deputy Secretary for Climate Policy

Sarah Izant was appointed by Governor Gavin Newsom in November 2023 to serve as Deputy Secretary for Climate Policy at the California Environmental Protection Agency. Prior to joining CalEPA, Izant served the City and County of San Francisco as Mayor London N. Breed’s Manager of State and Federal Affairs, Environmental Policy Advisor, and Deputy Press Director. She has worked in both state and federal government, as an advisor at the California Public Utilities Commission and Executive Fellow at the California Air Resources Board, and as a Constituent Services Representative in the Office of U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein. Sarah holds a Bachelor of Arts in Public Policy Analysis and Hispanic Studies from Scripps College.

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