Heidi Sickler is the Leadership Group’s Director of Energy and Environmental Policy. Every day, Heidi brings our electric vehicle future closer by working with member companies to advance effective legislation. In service of California’s green energy leadership, Heidi also works with members on distributed energy resources (DERs), including incentives that support battery storage and clean energy.
Heidi has worked on Capitol Hill, serving three Members of Congress, and in the City of Los Angeles, supporting the Mayor’s Office, and in the City of San José, supporting a City Council Office. She has also worked on three presidential campaigns and two Democratic National Conventions. Heidi has won the Livable Streets Government Worker of the Year Award and the American Planning Association Hard Won Victory Award, both for efforts to improve sustainable transportation in Los Angeles, and for spearheading LA’s inaugural CicLAvia event. Heidi has also taught at some of California’s leading charter schools, and is an alum of Carleton College, Harvard University and Loyola Marymount University.