Margie Gardner

Vice President, Market Transformation

Margie Gardner has dedicated over 30 years to stewarding Earth’s natural resources by leading several organizations to catalyze transformational leaps in energy efficiency, renewable energy, and watershed restoration. She is currently overseeing the launch of California’s first-ever Market Transformation Administrator, the CalMTA, which will help achieve the state’s goals with lasting efficiency and greenhouse gas reductions. Her experience includes strategic planning, energy policy, securing legislation, engaging stakeholders at all levels, as well as leading non-profit organizations. She founded the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance in 1997 and led the organization for more than a decade; ran the Bonneville Environmental Foundation for four years; and led the California Efficiency and Demand Management Council for six years.

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