Speaker Profile

Eileen Tutt

Executive Director, California Electric Transportation Coalition

Prior to becoming the Executive Director of the California Electric Transportation Coalition, Eileen Tutt worked in California State government for over 15 years. Most recently, Eileen served as Deputy Secretary for the California Environmental Protection Agency (Cal/EPA). Prior to her time at Cal/EPA, Eileen worked for the California Air Resources Board, an agency within Cal/EPA. In her ten years at the Air Resources Board, Eileen helped develop regulations and programs that have placed the State of California at the forefront of environmental protection.

Throughout her career, Eileen has worked closely with members of the Legislature and their staff to represent the position of the Administration and present the technical findings and stakeholder positions responsibly. She has a long history of working collaboratively with the Governor’s Office, members and staff of the Legislature, representatives from various state agencies and members of the business and environmental community to find solutions to tough policy challenges.

Eileen is known for her dedication and passion. Recognition of Eileen’s service has come in the form of letters from Governor Schwarzenegger, a Senate Resolution, plaques from the various organizations on whose Boards she has served, and achievement awards from the Air Resources Board.

A long-time supporter of electric transportation, Eileen is the proud owner of plug-in electric cars and has driven over 125,000 all-electric miles over the last ten years.

Active in civic duties Eileen serves as a trustee for the Climate Action Reserve, on the External Advisory Committee for the Sustainable Transportation Center at UC Davis, and as a Board member for the Yolo County SPCA. Eileen is married with two children and received her bachelor’s degree in Mathematics with a minor in Statistics.