Laura Deehan
State Director, Environment California
(415) 420-4710

Started on staff: 2002
University of California at Davis (1997-2001)

Laura directs Environment California’s work to tackle global warming, protect the ocean and fight for clean air, clean water and open spaces. Laura has served on the Environment California board for the past two years before stepping into the State Director role. Most recently, she directed the public health program for CALPIRG, another organization in The Public Interest Network, where she led campaigns to get lead out of school drinking water and toxic chemicals out of cosmetics. Laura ran Environment California citizen outreach offices across the state and as the Environment California Field Director, led campaigns to get California to go solar, ban single use plastic grocery bags and go 100% renewable. Laura lives with her family in Richmond, California where she enjoys hiking, yoga and baking.