Org Chart - Emissions Compliance, Automotive Regulations and Science Division

This page last reviewed August 05, 2014


Emissions Compliance, Automotive Regulations and Science Division Mission Statement:

The Emissions Compliance, Automotive Regulations and Science (ECARS) Division is responsible for developing and implementing statewide programs to advance vehicular technologies and infrastructure and reduce emissions of greenhouse gas, smog forming, and toxic air pollutants from vehicles. ECARS also implements all mobile source programs through the certification and evaluation of compliance with emission standards for passenger cars, motorcycles, trucks, buses, heavy duty construction equipment, recreational vehicles, marine vessels, lawn and garden equipment, and small utility engines. division's top page.


Emissions Compliance, Automotive Regulations and Science Division Organizational Chart (PDF)

Annette Hebert, Division Chief

  • Telephone: (626) 450-6150
  • Mailing Address:
    California Air Resources Board
    Emissions Compliance, Automotive Regulations and Science Division (ECARS)
    9480 Telstar Avenue, Ste. #4
    El Monte, CA 91731
  • Street Address:
    9500 Telstar Avenue
    El Monte, CA 91731
Floyd Vergara, Assistant Division Chief
  • Telephone: (916) 324-0356
  • Mailing Address:
    California Air Resources Board
    Emissions Compliance, Automotive Regulations and Science Division
    P.O. Box 2815
    Sacramento, CA 95812
Laurie Lowry, Division Coordinator
  • Telephone: (626) 459-4415
Evelyn Gonzales, Division Coordinator
  • Telephone: (626) 575-6789
Karen Woo, Executive Secretary
  • Telephone: (626) 450-6156

Vehicle and Engine Testing Branch


Mark Fuentes, Chief
  • Telephone: (626) 575-6815
  • Mailing Address:
    California Air Resources Board
    Emissions Compliance, Automotive Regulations and Science Division (ECARS)
    9480 Telstar Avenue, Ste.#4
    El Monte, CA 91731
  • Street Address:
    9528 Telstar Avenue
    El Monte, CA 91731
Gary Mikailian, Manager, Laboratory Logistics & Test Support Section
  • Telephone: (626) 350-6484
  • Mailing Address: Same as above
Alfredo Ortiz, Manager, Testing Support Unit
  • Telephone: (626) 450-6112
  • Mailing Address: Same as above
Linda Davis, Manager, Project Support Unit
  • Telephone: (626) 575-6823
  • Mailing Address: Same as above
Thu Vo, Manager, Vehicle Emissions Testing Section
  • Telephone: (626) 575-6846
  • Mailing Address: Same as above
Mang Zhang, Manager, Specialty Vehicle & Engine Testing Section
  • Telephone: (626) 450-6166
  • Mailing Address: Same as above
Wayne McMahon, Manager, Engineering Testing & Facility Support Section
  • Telephone: (626) 575-7054
  • Mailing Address: Same as above

New Vehicle/Engine Programs Branch


Jackie Lourenco, Chief

  • Telephone: (626) 450-6152
    California Air Resources Board
    Emissions Compliance, Automotive Regulations, and Science Division
    9480 Telstar Avenue, Ste. #4
    El Monte, CA 91731
  • Street Address:
    9500 Telstar Avenue
    El Monte, CA 91731
Duc Nguyen, Manager, On-Road Light-Duty Certification Section
  • Telephone: (626) 575-6844
  • Mailing Address: Same as above
Kimberly Pryor, Manager, Compression Ignition & Heavy Duty Certification Section
  • Telephone: (626) 575-6640
  • Mailing Address: Same as above
Antonio Martino, Manager, Aftermarket Parts Section
  • Telephone: (626) 575-6848
  • Mailing Address: Same as above
Kumar Muthukumar, Manager, Off-Road-Spark-Ignited Engine Certification Section
  • Telephone: (626) 575-7040
  • Mailing Address: Same as above

In-Use Vehicle Programs Branch


Sharon Lemieux, Chief
  • Telephone: (626) 575-7067
  • Mailing Address:
    California Air Resources Board
    Emissions Compliance, Automotive Regulations and Science Division
    9480 Telstar Ave, Ste. #4
    El Monte, CA 91731
  • Street Address:
    9480 Telstar Ave
    El Monte, CA 91731
Jeffrey Wong, Manager, Field Operations Warranty Section
  • Telephone: (626) 575-7009
  • Mailing Address: Same as above
Shawn Daley, Manager, Retrofit Assessment Section
  • Telephone: (626) 575-6972
  • Mailing Address: Same as above
Michael O'Connor, Manager, Evaporative Emissions Testing Section
  • Telephone: (626) 575-6814
  • Mailing Address: Same as above
Tom Valencia, Manager, In-Use Compliance Section
  • Telephone: (626) 575-6741
  • Mailing Address: Same as above
Keith Macias, Manager, In-Use Compliance and Evaluation Section
  • Telephone: (626) 575-6600
  • Mailing Address: Same as above

Chemical Analysis & Emissions Research Branch


Paul Rieger, Chief
  • Telephone: (626) 575-6876
  • Mailing Address:
    California Air Resources Board
    Emissions Compliance, Automotive Regulations & Science Division
    9480 Telstar Avenue, Ste. #4
    El Monte, CA 91731
  • Street Address:
    9500 Telstar Avenue
    El Monte, CA 91731
Oliver Chang, Manager, Aerosol Analysis and Methods Evaluation Section
  • Telephone: (626) 459-4421
  • Mailing Address: Same as above
Richard Ling, Manager, Organic Analysis Section
  • Telephone: (626) 575-6898
  • Mailing Address: Same as above
Yanbo Pang, Manager, Fuel Analysis and Methods Evaluation Section
  • Telephone: (626) 575-6692
  • Mailing Address: Same as above

Sustainable Transportation Technology Branch


Analisa Bevan, Chief
  • Telephone: (916) 323-8966
  • Mailing Address:
    California Air Resources Board
    Emissions Compliance, Automotive Regulations and Science Division
    P.O. Box 2815
    Sacramento, CA 95812
  • Street Address:
    1001 I Street
    Sacramento, CA 95814
Elise Keddie, Manager, ZEV Implementation Section
  • Telephone: (916) 323-8974
  • Mailing Address: Same as above
Gerhard Achtelik, Manager, ZEV Infrastructure Section
  • Telephone: (916) 323-8973
  • Mailing Address: Same as above

On Board Diagnostics Branch


Michael Regenfuss, Chief
  • Telephone: (626) 575-7004
  • Mailing Address:
    California Air Resources Board
    Emissions Compliance, Automotive Reguilations and Science Division
    9480 Telstar Ave, Ste. #4
    El Monte, CA 91731
  • Street Address:
    9500 Telstar Ave.
    El Monte, CA 91731
John Ellis, Manager, Gasoline On-Board Diagnostics Section
  • Telephone: (626) 350-6516
  • Mailing Address: Same as above
Leela Rao, Manager, On-Board Diagnostics Program Development Section
  • Telephone: (626) 350-6469
  • Mailing Address: Same as above
Thomas Montes, Manager, Diesel On-Board Diagnostics Section
  • Telephone: (626) 575-6777
  • Mailing Address: Same as above

Laboratory Data Support Branch


Robert Gammariello, Chief

  • Telephone: (626) 450-6138
  • Mailing Address:
    California Air Resources Board
    Emissions Compliance, Automotive Regulations and Science Division
    9480 Telstar Avenue, Ste #4
    El Monte, CA 91731
  • Street Address:
    9500 Telstar Avenue
    El Monte, CA 91731
Steven Dang, Manger, Laboratory Testing Support Section
  • Telephone: (626) 575-6607
  • Mailing Address: Same as above
Dilip Patel, Manager, Data Development Services Section
  • Telephone: (626) 450-6141
  • Mailing Address: Same as above
Alvaro Gutierrez, Manager, Emission Laboratory Quality Assurance Section
  • Telephone: (626) 350-6549
  • Mailing Address: Same as above

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