Bernadette Del Chiaro is the Executive Director of the California Solar and Storage Association. Previously, she directed Environment California’s Clean Energy Program. She has been a leader in California’s rooftop solar revolution, leading the successful Million Solar Roofs campaign and winning one of the first renewable portfolio standards, with the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power. She is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley and of Green Corps, the nation’s most respected field school for environmental organizing. During her stint with Green Corps, Bernadette worked with Community Action Works (then called Toxics Action Center) to clean up the Sooty Six coal-fired power plants in Connecticut. After graduating from the Green Corps program, she was the Organizing Director of Toxics Action Center, helping to build the organization from a four-person, two-state operation into a program that covered all of New England. Bernadette lives with her family in Sacramento, Calif.