John Costa is the Governmental Relations Representative for Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) Company. At PG&E, John serves as the primary government/political affairs contact for the greater Sacramento Region (Sacramento, Yuba, Sutter and Colusa). As the Government Relations Representative for PG&E, John works with various Community Leaders/Groups, aids the various lines of business (Gas, Electric, Renewables, etc.), oversees the day-to-day operations of various projects/company initiatives and coordinates with counterparts throughout California.
Prior to joining Pacific Gas and Electric Company, John worked as a Director of Government and Public Affairs for the North State Building Industry Association, focusing in the field of Housing and Land Use advocacy, political campaigns and non-profit leadership.
John currently serves as Vice-Chair for Lighthouse Counseling and Family Resource Center, Board Member for the North State Building Industry Association, Committee Member for the Vineyard Area Community Planning Advisory Council and coaches U8 soccer for the Pleasant Grove Soccer Club.
A graduate of CSU Sacramento, John holds a bachelor’s degree in organizational communications. He is currently pursuing his CAE with the American Society of Association Executives. John lives in Sacramento County with his wife and two children.