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|DANAHER, Michael||Biography not yet available.|
|Lisa Forssell has served on the Utilities Advisory Commission since 2016. |
Lisa lives in Palo Alto with her family. Their roof sports a 3.6 kW solar system that helps power their home and electric vehicles. Lisa has served on the PTA and has been an active participant in community sustainability events over the years.
Lisa worked at Pixar Animation Studios from 1995-2012 as a technical director and senior manager. She returned to graduate school in 2012 to pursue an MBA and an MS from the School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences at Stanford University, receiving both degrees in 2015. Her masters project was a study of the effects of electric vehicle charging on the power grid.
Lisa is a producer in the design studio at Apple. She also holds a BS and MS in Computer Science.
JOHNSTON, A. C.
A.C. Johnston has been a lawyer in Palo Alto for over 30 years. He was the founder and served for two terms as the managing partner of the Palo Alto office of Morrison & Foerster LLP. His law practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, particularly patent infringement and trade secret litigation, for electronics, laser diode, and semiconductor companies. He has also worked with alternative energy producers, particularly co-generation facilities and wind farms, in negotiating power purchase agreements with utilities and in regulatory proceedings before the California Public Utilities Commission (PUC).
In addition to the Utilities Advisory Commission, he serves on the Palo Alto Sustainability/Climate Action Plan (S/CAP) Citizen’s Advisory Committee. He has previously served on the board of directors of the Silicon Valley Campaign for Legal Services and in the U.S. Navy as an officer aboard a diesel-electric submarine.
A.C. and his wife have lived in Palo Alto since 1990.
Judith Schwartz is President of To the Point, a human-centered design consultancy focused on consumers’ engagement with sustainability issues, the Smart Grid, alternative energy, and the digital home. Working at the nexus of public policy, technology, communications, and business; she consults to utilities, national organizations, and research companies.
|SEGAL, Lauren||Biography not yet available.|
Terry Trumbull joined the UAC on June 1, 2016.
From 1984 to 2003, Terry assisted more than 200 local governments in California with environmental and utility regulation issues, as well as private sector clients.
Five terms as Chair and Member of the Hearing Board of the Bay Area Air Quality Management District;