Manager of Fleet Operations
California Energy Commission
Elizabeth John is the Manager of the Advanced Fuels and Vehicle Technologies Office in the Fuels and Transportation Division of the California Energy Commission, where she oversees grant activities funded under the Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Program (ARFVTP) for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles.
Her Office’s responsibilities include:
building capacity of California companies to produce economically competitive biofuels from waste-based and renewable feedstocks;
implementing activities that support the Sustainable Freight Action Plan’s goals of commercially deploying advanced freight and fleet technologies, including advanced zero-emission vehicles and infrastructure;
and facilitating the replacement of the state’s oldest and dirtiest school buses with new, alternative-fueled school buses.
Elizabeth holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of California, Davis, and a Master’s of Public Policy and Administration degree from California State University, Sacramento.