Vice President, Electric System Operations
Katie Speirs is vice president of electric system operations for San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E), one of Sempra Energy’s regulated California utilities.
As vice president of electric system operations, Speirs is responsible for the operations of the power grid, including the transmission and distribution control centers and emergency services.
Speirs holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from San Diego State University, bachelor’s degrees in English and history from the College of William & Mary, and a master’s degree in African studies from the University of California, Los Angeles. She serves on the Advisory Board for the BE WiSE (Better Education for Women in Science and Engineering) organization, which is affiliated with the Ruben H. Fleet Science Center.