Michael Samulon

Director of Vehicle Electrification and City Projects
City of Los Angeles

Michael Samulon is the Director of Vehicle Electrification and City Projects in the Sustainability Office of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti. His focus is on reducing greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution through transportation electrification. He has overseen the deployment of over 1,500 electric vehicles in the City fleet, charging infrastructure for employees and the public, and runs the City's monthly EV Task Force. Michael focuses on policy efforts around building codes and curb usage and is working on long term infrastructure planning with LADWP, LA Metro and the Port of Los Angeles in anticipation of a fully electrified bus fleet and goods movement sector.

Michael Samulon’s Session(s):

| Wednesday, August 10, 2022

1:15 p.m.–2:15 p.m. Pacific: Collaborating with Municipalities and States

Site planning extends outside of your property and the utility company. Every state and municipality has its own version of sustainability, initiatives and standards that will affect your installation process. Understand the key players when you need to collaborate with local authorities. 

  • Public-private partnerships 
  • Best practices
  • Funding
  • Contributing to the city’s infrastructure 
  • Benefits and risks for site hosts

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