Ann has been an active member of the energy efficiency and sustainability community in Northern California for more than 30 years. She was a founding principal of Newcomb Anderson McCormick (NAM) in 2005, a San Francisco based energy engineering and management consulting firm which has designed and implemented some of the largest and most innovative energy efficiency and renewable energy programs in the state. Her group joined Willdan in 2018 to strengthen their range of clean energy services to public sector clients.
She is currently serving in her fifth term as a commissioner for the city of Alameda where she is president of the Public Utilities Board overseeing Alameda Municipal Power (AMP). She developed policy and led strategic planning to implement AMP’s exemplary energy efficiency programs and achieve a power portfolio that is affordable, reliable, and 100% carbon-free.
Ann also serves on the Board of Directors of the California Efficiency and Demand Management Council (CEDMC) and is active in statewide policy development and advocacy work on behalf of the industry.
She holds a master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin – Madison and a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan State University. She is a Registered Mechanical Engineer in the state of California and a LEED Accredited Professional.