Ellen Kutzer

Ellen Kutzer
Secretary
Western Resource Advocates

As a Senior Staff Attorney, Ellen represents Western Resource Advocates in proceedings before the Public Utilities Commission, the Air Pollution Control Commission, and judicial actions that impact energy policy and emission reductions in Colorado. Ellen advocates for smart policies that encourage decarbonization of Colorado’s electricity portfolio, expanding adoption of renewable energy resources, and reducing of emissions from both the electricity generation and transportation sectors. She is responsible for providing a strong voice for WRA in Colorado, whether through litigation, stakeholder engagement, settlement discussions, or coalition building. Prior to joining WRA in January 2019, Ellen worked for the State of Colorado, where she served both as an Assistant Attorney General representing the Colorado Energy Office and Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, and as the Water Quality Control Division’s Clean Water Permits Section Manager overseeing a team of 30 scientists and administrative professionals charged with implementing the clean water permitting program. Ellen also worked for the California State Water Resources Control Board’s Office of Enforcement, where she litigated administrative enforcement actions on behalf of the nine Regional Water Boards and the Division of Water Rights.9923, meeting ID 740 536 260

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