Edie Chang was appointed as a Deputy Executive Officer at the California Air Resources Board in the spring of 2013. She is responsible for directing CARB's scientific, technical, and planning teams as they develop the State Implementation Plans (SIPs) required by federal law to meet air quality standards for all areas of the state that exceed federal health-based air quality standards. She also oversees strategies to reduce emissions from freight transport, gasoline dispensing, and small engines. In Edie's 27-year career with CARB, she has worked on a wide variety of projects including development and implementation of the state’s Climate Change Scoping Plan, implementation of the Cap and Trade Regulation and the Low Carbon Fuel Standard, implementation of the zero-emission vehicle program, and diesel incentive programs.
Edie received a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, and an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Irvine. She is a registered Mechanical Engineer in the State of California.