Senior Policy Manager
Michelle Vigen is the Senior Policy Manager with the California Efficiency + Demand Management Council where she leads energy efficiency policy and regulatory affairs on behalf of the Council’s 70+ member organizations. Prior to joining the Council, Vigen led energy policy and programming for Montgomery County, MD, including advocacy for state energy efficiency standards, establishing their commercial benchmarking and PACE financing programs, and launching the Montgomery County Green Bank. Vigen has conducted research at the ACEEE, and has experience leading energy efficiency programming with the University of Minnesota Regional Sustainable Development Partnerships Clean Energy Resource Teams. She hails from Minnesota and has been honored to work on energy efficiency from coast-to-coast!
Vigen earned a Masters of Public Policy from the University of Minnesota Humphrey School of Public Policy specializing in energy policy and community development. She holds a B.A. from Saint Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota.