Priego, Alicia

Alicia joins Strategies 360 with 17 years of state government affairs experience with expertise in energy and transportation policy. Prior to joining S360, Alicia was an advocate and State Government Affairs Manager for San Diego Gas and Electric (SDG&E) and Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas), Sempra Energy’s two California regulated utilities.

As part of the Strategies team, she has worked on issues that include expanding access to computer science in schools with increased participation by women and underrepresented minorities, successfully increasing budget funding to support the implementation of the California Computer Science Strategic Implementation Plan, and advocating for policies that foster a climate for innovation, allowing technology companies to create, thrive, and compete.

Prior to working for Sempra Energy Utilities, Alicia served as Legislative Director for California State Senator Jim Beall, Chair of the Senate Transportation and Housing Committee. Alicia worked on issues such as funding for rebuilding California’s transportation infrastructure as well as helping to secure investments for the BART to San Jose extension. Prior to joining the Senate, Alicia held roles at the California Public Utilities Commission, as Deputy Director of the Office of Government Affairs, and also the Director for Energy at the California Municipal Utilities Association.

Alicia is an active volunteer in the Capitol community. She has served on the board for California Women in Energy, which promotes leadership, career development, and education for women working in all sectors of the energy industry. She is also a youth mentor through the Philippine National Day Association, Sacramento’s leading Filipino community organization.