Evan Gillespie is the Western Region Deputy Director for the Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal Campaign. The Beyond Coal Campaign’s goal is to retire all of the coal and gas plants in the country and replace them with clean energy by 2030. Gillespie directs campaigns across California and the southwest. He guides a team of lawyers, community organizers, press secretaries, policy advocates, and volunteers and works with legislatures, regulators, and a broader ecosystem of energy regulators. In recent years, Evan has helped guide campaigns to electrify buses and other heavy duty vehicles around Los Angeles County.