For more than 30 years, Dawn Ortiz-Legg has enjoyed a successful career in public affairs, regulatory compliance and project management. Since 2010, she has supported a portfolio of utility-scale solar projects in San Luis Obispo, Monterey, Santa Barbara and Kern counties, helping to realize the important balance of social and economic development with environmental protections. Dawn brings a common sense approach for complex issues and challenges using her expertise in communication, stakeholder engagement and risk management.
Ortiz-Legg holds a Bachelor of Arts from Pepperdine University, and a Master of International Public Policy from Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. She serves on various community organizations including the SLO County Economic Vitality Corporation, the SLO International Film Festival, Rabobank Customer Advisory Group, and the SLO County Council of Governments Citizen’s Transportation Committee.