Trisha Dello Iacono

Head of Policy

Trisha Dello Iacono oversees CALSTART’s advocacy efforts across the organization, leading a dynamic team to advance both state and federal policies that support the clean transportation industry. Trisha joined CALSTART in 2022 as the Federal Policy Director, focused on influencing the regulatory landscape and advocating for innovative policies that grow the clean transportation technologies at the federal level.

Prior to joining CALSTART, Dello Iacono led the American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA)’s sustainability and product safety initiatives and was the chief liaison to AAFA’s Product Safety Council and Environmental Committee.

Dello Iacono spent the previous decade with Moms Clean Air Force/Environmental Defense Fund, working with Members of Congress to advocate for policies that protect children’s health, with a special focus on electric vehicle policy. Dello Iacono has a proven track record in elevating issues that impact climate. Her work has been recognized by the New York Times, E&E News, Forbes, and the Philadelphia Inquirer, among others, and by congressional leaders such as Vice President Harris, former Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, and Leader Schumer.

Dello Iacono holds an MBA and a BS in Marketing and is known for her collaborative approach to foster sustainability and drive the transportation sector forward.