Regulatory Affairs Manager
Prior to joining The Council, Nate spent three years with the San Francisco Unified School District Sustainability Office where he led building decarbonization, end use electrification, energy efficiency, and sustainability efforts as the District’s Energy Manager. In this role, Nate collaborated with various District Department heads, administrative staff, teachers, and students to strategically implement energy, water, and sustainability initiatives to advance student wellbeing, lower operational costs, and minimize the District’s climate impacts through strategic electrification of the District’s assets.
Before joining SFUSD Nate worked as an Energy & Project Finance Advisor at Citizen Energy a Washington DC-based LED lighting startup where he launched a new Lighting-As-A-Service performance contract for multi-family properties. He also served a Congressional Affairs Fellow with the nonprofit Progressive Congress where he worked on the Hill in the Congressional Progressive Caucus with staff on communications training, and energy policy issues.
Nate serves as the Director of the Clean Energy Leadership Institute’s San Francisco Chapter and at the pleasure of the San Francisco Mayor on the San Francisco Public Utility Commission’s Citizen Advisory Committee as the Chair of the Power Subcommittee.