Joy Alafia

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President & CEO

Joy Alafia is the President & CEO of the Western Propane Gas Association (WPGA), an organization that values propane as part of California’s clean energy economy.  Under her direction, the association is focused on the commercialization renewable propane as well as seeking other innovative propane technology developments.  Joy previously served as an advisory member for the California Energy Commission’s Clean Transportation Program which supports the accelerated development and deployment of advanced transportation fuels and technologies.  Her employment history includes the California Association of REALTORS®, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, and the Electrical Power Research Institute (EPRI).  Joy also currently serves on the Board for the non-profit Building Diversity in Science, an organization committed to increasing the role of underrepresented groups in STEM careers.  Joy has a BS in Physics from Spelman College and an MBA from Pepperdine University.