California Department of Transportation

Climate Change Branch


Includes research in alternative fuels research; familiarity with State of California involvement in alternative fuels, in particular following California Energy Commission research, projects, and presentations; and passive or active involvement with committees potentially seeking to influence alternative fuel research, especially as it relates to transportation in general and the California Department of Transportation in particular.


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Program Contacts

Garth Hopkins, Chief
Office of Regional & Interagency Planning
(916) 654-8175
La Nae Van Valen
Senior Transportation Planner
(916) 657-4458
Julia Biggar
Associate Transportation Planner
(916) 654-6344
Susan Ejlalmaneshan
Transportation Planner
(916) 653-3362
Dillon Miner
Transportation Planner
(916) 653-4287
Kimberly Johnston-Dodds
Associate Transportation Planner
(916) 651-6527