Sunrun - At-Large Board Member


Melicia Charles, Sunrun, Director, Public Policy

Melicia Charles is Director of Public Policy for California at Sunrun. Melicia has over a decade of experience developing and managing clean energy programs. Prior to working for Sunrun, Melicia worked at the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) where she oversaw the California Solar Initiative, the Self-Generation Incentive Program - which provide incentives for distributed energy resources, as well as oversaw the development and implementation of net energy metering policies. Melicia helped lead the development of the CPUC’s energy storage procurement target. Most recently, Melicia oversaw the CPUC’s transportation electrification policies and programs and policies related to disadvantaged communities. Melicia has an MBA from the University of San Francisco and a B.A. from UC Berkeley.