Project Description

Deputy Secretary for Climate and Energy at the California Natural Resources Agency, Keali’i Bright is responsible for agency related climate adaptation, natural and working land carbon management, energy and oil production and Salton Sea programs.

Keali’i brings to this position over a decade of experience in state natural resources and environmental policy development. Prior to this appointment, he served the Brown Administration as the Deputy Secretary for Legislative affairs at the Natural Resources Agency which was preceded by his work for the Legislature as the principle consultant on natural resources, environmental protection, energy, transportation and other issues for the Assembly Budget Committee.