Mark Fenstermaker is a registered lobbyist with expertise in climate change, clean energy, natural resource, and local government policy and state budget advocacy. Mr. Fenstermaker has extensive experience lobbying on behalf of and advising clients on legislation as well as regulatory matters at agencies and departments including, the California Energy Commission, Public Utilities Commission, Strategic Growth Council, Air Resources Board, Department of Fish and Wildlife, and CAL FIRE. He specializes in working the state’s budget process to influence state appropriations and policy.
Before co-founding Pacific Policy Group, Mr. Fenstermaker was Legislative Director for Conservation Strategy Group from 2012 to 2018. He developed strategy for CSG’s clients, managed the firm’s team of lobbyists, and ran day-to-day operations. In his time at CSG, Mr. Fenstermaker represented more than 30 different organizations that included for-profit companies, nonprofit organizations, and local governments.
He is a graduate of the University of Arizona with a B.A. in Political Science.