Erica Martinez


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Erica Martinez is a policy advocate based in Sacramento.

Erica focuses on clean air and clean energy issues, working on Earthjustice’s campaign to move the transportation and electricity sectors to zero emissions and addressing the broad array of environmental issues affecting the state, including water, toxics, wildlife protection and food safety.

A veteran policy consultant with 15 years of experience at the state capitol, Erica served as senior policy consultant to five Assembly Speakers and, just prior to joining Earthjustice, served as chief of staff for Assemblymember Roger Hernandez. From 2000 to 2015, Erica served as a senior policy consultant in the Office of the California Speaker of the Assembly working on transportation, affordable housing, immigration, budget and other issues. She is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley.

The Latest from Erica Martinez

Two engineers check and maintain equipment at a solar power plant. New research shows that many clean energy jobs are a boon for workers from underrepresented communities.
September 26, 2017

Landmark Clean Energy Bill Headed for Round Two

California is gearing up once again to get the state to a 100 percent clean energy grid.
August 23, 2017

100% Carbon-Free Electricity is a Golden Opportunity for California

A proposed state bill calls for 100 percent carbon-free electricity in California by 2045.