Liane Randolph has spent most of her career in public service, specializing in environmental law and policy, effective administration, and a commitment to transparency and public process. She was appointed Chair of the California Air Resources Board by Governor Gavin Newsom in December 2020. During her time as Chair, CARB has expanded its focus on equity issues and solutions, and the Board has adopted landmark climate and environmental policies, including the 2022 Scoping Plan laying out California’s path to carbon neutrality by 2045, and regulations that will accelerate the transition to a zero-emission transportation system. Prior to her work at CARB, Randolph served as a Commissioner at the California Public Utilities Commission, as Deputy Secretary and General Counsel at the California Natural Resources Agency, and as Chair of the California Fair Political Practices Commission. Randolph earned a Juris Doctor degree from the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law.