Veronica Pardo has served the California Refuse Recycling Council's governmental affairs program since 2013, advocating for the needs of the waste and recycling industry to support viable policy solutions in California. Ms. Pardo has engaged in a number of significant rulemakings, ranging from organics management regulations to health and safety standards. Ms. Pardo has the pleasure of working on a diversity of issues ranging from general reporting, to air and water emissions, to organics management, to renewable energy production. The diversity of daily issues impacting the industry means that she is always learning and inspired by the socioeconomic and environmental challenges we all face. Ms. Pardo holds a master’s degree in Community Development from UC Davis, and a bachelor's degree in French and English from UCLA.
In her downtime, Ms. Pardo is an avid hiker and novice gardener.