Board of Governors, CAISO
Angelina Galiteva was appointed by California’s Governor and confirmed by the State Senate to the 5 member Board of Governors of the California Independent System Operator Corporation in 2011 and again in 2014. The Independent System Operator is responsible for the reliable operation of the power grid in the state of California and for the efficient operation of the electricity market, including the integration of renewable energy project as mandated by State Law. Ms. Galiteva actively works to structure and advance the implementation of cutting edge energy policies that reflect the increasing role of renewable energy as well as the growing interconnection between renewables, storage, mobility, distributed energy, water storage and desalination technologies worldwide. In the non-government organization (NGO) arena, she is the founder and Chair of the Board for the Renewables 100 Policy Institute and also serves as the Chairperson for the World Council for Renewable Energy. Both organizations are dedicated to the successful deployment of renewable energy technologies and the policies that support them on a global scale. Ms. Galiteva, is also a Principal at NEOptions, Inc., a renewable energy and new technology product design firm focused on developing innovative solar powered solutions. Her industry experience includes serving as Executive Director of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power and head of its Green LA, Environmental Affairs and New Product Development Organization. While at the largest municipal utility in the USA, she was responsible for strategic positioning and the environmental compliance departments. Her career also includes working with the New York Power Authority as well as California ISO and Power Exchange Trusts on their initial launches. Ms. Galiteva is an attorney and holds a J.D. and LLM Degrees, specializing in Environmental and Energy Law.