September 7, 1947 |
|Occupation||United States Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Installations and Environment)|
Jackalyne Pfannenstiel (born September 7, 1947) became United States Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Installations and Environment) on March 5, 2010.
After university, she worked as an economist at the Connecticut Department of Public Utility Control. In 1978, she moved to California, joining the California Public Utilities Commission as a senior economist.
In 1980, she moved to the Pacific Gas and Electric Company, initially working in utility rate setting and other regulatory matters. She became PG&E's Vice President of Strategic Planning in 1987. The next year, she participated in the process that led to the creation of California's regulations designed to promote energy efficiency. She led PG&E into energy restructuring.
Pfannenstiel left PG&E in 2000, becoming an energy consultant, providing advice to companies working in the field of wind power and to local housing authorities about energy use.
On April 20, 2004, Governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger appointed Pfannenstiel to a four-year term as a member of the California Energy Commission, a board with responsibility for power plant licensing, building and appliance efficiency standards, and energy policy development. She became Chair of the Commission in June 2006. Her term on the Commission expired in January 2009.
President of the United States Barack Obama nominated Pfannenstiel as Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Installations and Environment). After Senate confirmation, she assumed the office on March 5, 2010.
B. J. Penn
Roger M. Natsuhara (acting)
|Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Installations and Environment)
March 5, 2010 – Present