Windie Yancy

Director of Power New Business and Electrification

Winifred J. Yancy, P.E, M.B.A, a licensed electrical engineer in the State of California and native of New Orleans, Louisiana, obtained an Electrical Engineering degree from California State University Northridge in 1990 and a Masters of Business Administration from Pepperdine University in 2006. Her career in the utility industry began as an Electrical Engineering Assistant at the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP); the largest municipal utility in the nation, where she spent a number of years in the Power, Design and Construction Division. She has more than thirty years of service with LADWP.

Winifred currently serves as the Director of Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs at the LADWP. In this position, she oversees the legislative and intergovernmental liaison activities of LADWP, serving as the point of contact for elected officials and their staff serving the City of Los Angeles. Winifred proactively analyzes and communicates the Department’s position on water and power issues, advocating in various forums including meetings with elected official’s representatives at local, State and Federal levels. This relatively new endeavor, has allowed her to bring much energy, ideas, and oversight to LADWP’s engineers and analyst.