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Director of Programs
Rebecca Simonson is the Director of Programs for Sonoma Clean Power (SCP). Rebecca directs all functions relating to the strategic direction, development, management, and implementation of programs that benefit customers and help solve the climate crisis.
Rebecca has over 15 years of engineering experience in a variety of fields including power services and planning, building services consulting, project development and management, energy analysis, energy and water use benchmarking, master-planning for energy and water efficient community-scale developments, and monitoring and tracking of water use, energy use and greenhouse gas emissions.
Rebecca was formerly Director of Sustainability at WSP Group in Sydney Australia and Water Agency Engineer for the Sonoma County Water Agency Energy Resources Group where she developed projects to reduce the Agency’s energy demands and cost effectively generate renewable power locally to offset the Agency’s large demand for power and achieve Carbon Free Water by 2015.
Rebecca graduated from the University of California Santa Barbara with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering. She also holds a Master’s Degree in Sustainable Development from the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia and an MBA from Sonoma State University. She is a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of California in Mechanical Engineering and a LEED Accredited Professional in Building Design and Construction.