As Regulatory Counsel and Director of State Affairs, Rick leads SEIA's Clean Power Plan work, initiated SEIA's efforts to promote solar deployment in the Midwest, and provides legal and regulatory support on solar energy matters throughout the United States. Rick has worked on regulatory issues and renewable energy policy at 3Degrees, Inc., the Center for Resource Solutions, and the California Public Utilities Commission. Rick received his B.A. from the University of California at Santa Cruz and his J.D. from the University of San Francisco.