Heidi Sickler

Heidi Sickler is the Leadership Group’s Energy and Environment Senior Associate. She leads the Leadership Group’s advocacy on Electric Vehicle adoption.

Heidi worked on Capitol Hill, serving U.S. Senator Chris Dodd (D-CT), Senator Mark Dayton (D-MN), and Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CA-46), and in the City of Los Angeles, supporting Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, and in the City of San José, supporting Councilmember Raul Peralez.  A native Spanish speaker, Heidi taught Spanish language in classrooms across Los Angeles. Heidi has won both the Livable Streets Government Worker of the Year Award and the American Planning Association Hard Won Victory Award, both for efforts to improve transportation in Los Angeles. Heidi holds a M.Ed. from Harvard University and a B.A. from Carleton College.