General Counsel and Government Affairs
The Office of the Chief Legal Officer provides legal services, strategies and solutions to help SMUD achieve its business and strategic directives on behalf of our customer owners.
Reliability Compliance and Coordination
This department manages the Internal Compliance Programs associated with Operational Reliability and Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) Standards and requirements required by Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”), the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (“NERC”), and the Western Electricity Coordinating Council (“WECC”). In addition, it also manages new developments to the rules and regulations that impact reliability functions and operations, best practices, and internal controls, ensuring coordination internally and with external industry counterparts, experts, and officials.
State and Federal Government
This group manages and monitors legislation having potential impacts on SMUD. It also advocates SMUD's positions and strategies.