Energy Program Manager, SF Environment
Jessie Denver is the DER Program Manager for the City and the County of San Francisco’s Department of the Environment. In this role she leads a diverse team of 20 working on energy efficiency, renewables, energy storage and zero emission vehicle program and policy development and implementation. Prior to joining the City of San Francisco, Jessie served as Program Director at the nation’s leading solar policy think tank, Vote Solar. With 22 years of experience developing energy policy and programs, she also served as the City of San Jose’s Energy Officer, and began her career at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as an Environmental Scientist. Jessie has held adjunct faculty positions in the Environmental Studies Department at San Jose State University and taught sustainable energy courses at the University of California, Berkeley. She holds a Master’s degree in Environment and Community Planning and a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies with minors in Appropriate Technology and Environmental Ethics.