Who We Are

The California Natural Resources Agency oversees and supports more than 26 distinct departments, conservancies, and commissions. Our Agency Executive Team leads efforts to steward California’s natural environment and to advance Governor Newsom’s key priorities.

Over 19,000 Californians work within our Agency all across the state to meet our mission “to restore, protect and manage the state's natural, historical and cultural resources for current and future generations using creative approaches and solutions based on science, collaboration, and respect for all the communities and interests involved.

Executive Leadership


Wade Crowfoot


Angela Barranco

Deputy Secretary of External Affairs

Andrea Ambriz

Deputy Secretary for Energy

Matt Baker

Deputy Secretary and General Counsel

Christopher Calfee

Assistant Secretary for Administration and Finance

Bryan Cash

Assistant Secretary of Salton Sea Policy

Arturo Delgado

Deputy Secretary for Legislation

Miranda Flores

Agency Chief Information Officer

Tim Garza

Deputy Secretary for Oceans and Coastal Policy and Director of Ocean Protection Council

Mark Gold

Deputy Secretary for Climate Change

Amanda Hansen

Deputy Secretary for Communications

Lisa Lien-Mager

Deputy Secretary of Forest Resources Management

Jessica Morse

Deputy Secretary for for Biodiversity and Habitat

Jennifer Norris

Deputy Secretary of Strategic Initiatives

Elizabeth Williamson

Director of the Governor’s Water Portfolio Program

Nancy Vogel

Contact Us

California Natural Resources Agency
1416 Ninth Street, Suite 1311
Sacramento, CA 95814

(916) 653-5656
(916) 653-8102 fax

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