Dorothy Rothrock is Vice President of Government Relations for the California Manufacturers and Technology Association. Founded in 1918, the CMTA advocates for state and local government policies to maintain a strong business climate for manufacturers now employing 1.3 million Californians. She serves as the Chair of the AB 32 Implementation Group, a coalition of taxpayer groups, trade associations and businesses with the mission to ensure that greenhouse gas emission reductions required by AB 32, The Global Warming Solutions Act, will be achieved while maintaining the competitiveness of California businesses and protecting the interests of consumers and workers.
Before joining CMTA in February 2000 she consulted on energy and telecommunications regulatory issues for industrial energy users, policy advocates, and economic research firms. She began her career at Portland General Corporation as an attorney, moving to management positions in commercial operations, public affairs and power marketing prior to relocating to California in 1990. Ms Rothrock graduated from University of Oregon and Lewis and Clark Law School, joining the Oregon Bar in 1980 and the California Bar in 1997.
Published: Monday, October 04, 2010