Mitchelle De Leon
- Research Associate
Mitchelle De Leon is a Research Associate supporting the Regulatory and Government Affairs practice at CEA. Mitchelle brings experience in stakeholder engagement, project management, advocacy, regulatory compliance, and economic analysis to CEA.
Prior to joining CEA, Mitchelle worked to build local government capacity to address climate change and water management issues in the San Joaquin Valley as a CivicSpark AmeriCorps Fellow with the Local Government Commission and the Governor’s Office of Planning and Research. As a fellow, he designed and implemented community engagement strategies for water conservation rebates, trained public agency employees on compliance with groundwater regulations, provided technical assistance on clean transportation projects, and assessed municipal policies with respect to meeting sustainability targets. He also served as a volunteer leader with the Sierra Student Coalition, the Sierra Club’s youth chapter, where he trained youth leaders across the country on environmental advocacy and developed strategies for a nationwide clean energy campaign.
Mitchelle holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics with an emphasis in Finance from California State University, Bakersfield.