Janea A. Scott serves as the Senior Counselor to the Assistant Secretary of Land and Minerals Management at the U.S. Department of Interior. Scott previously served as the Vice Chair of the California Energy Commission, the state’s primary energy policy and planning agency. She was lead Commissioner on the Electric Program Investment Charge (EPIC) program, the Natural Gas Research Program, the Clean Transportation Program, the Disadvantaged Communities Advisory Group (DACAG), and collaboration within the western interconnection.
Scott served as the Chair of the Western Interconnection Regional Advisory Body and the U.S. Department of Energy’s Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technical Advisory Committee. From 2013 to 2019 she supported the California’s transition to zero emission vehicles by serving as Chair of the Plug-In Electric Vehicle Collaborative, as well as on the Public Policy Board of Veloz, a nonprofit founded by public and private sector industry veterans working together to advance the electric car movement, and the California Fuel Cell Partnership.
Prior to joining the Energy Commission, Scott worked at the U.S. Department of the Interior in the Office of the Secretary as the Deputy Counselor for Renewable Energy and at Environmental Defense Fund as a senior attorney in the climate and air program.
J.D., University of Colorado Law (2000)
M.S., Stanford University (1996)
B.S., Stanford University (1995)