Tom Swenson


Tom Swenson has been engaged in alternative fuels and reduced emission technologies for over 30 years, including roles with the California Energy Commission and the Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District.  Tom’s been with Cummins for almost 20 years working on various emission reduction technologies including exhaust retrofit diesel particulate filter systems, natural gas engine market development as well as hydrogen efforts.  In addition to chairman of the California Natural Gas Vehicle Partnership, Tom is sits on the boards of; Coalition for Clean Air, California Natural Gas Vehicle Association, Northwest Alliance for Clean Transportation, California Hydrogen Business Council and California Fuel Cell Partnership.

Tom’s approach as chairman of the California Natural Gas Vehicle Partnership is to continue the collaborative work with industry stakeholders to help deliver the promise of clean transportation by promoting the research and development, demonstration and deployment, accessibility and commercializing, and legislative support for natural gas vehicles.