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Pedro Villegas

Director of Community Relations - San Diego Gas & Electric

Term 7/15 – 6/21

Pedro Villegas is Director of Community Relations for the San Diego Gas & Electric Company (SDG&E), a wholly owned subsidiary of Sempra Energy, a Fortune 500 company based in San Diego, California. Villegas is responsible for SDG&E’s corporate philanthropy and relations with non-profit and community-based organizations in San Diego County and south Orange County. His career includes several positions managing external, regulatory, legislative, policy, and international affairs in private, state government and non-profit sectors.

 In addition to serving in several posts in the Sempra Energy family of companies, he served the State of California in the State Assembly as Deputy Director of the Speaker’s Office of International Relations and Protocol, as Principal Consultant to the Standing Committee on Jobs, the Economy, and Economic Development, and as Senior Consultant to the Select Committee on California-Mexico Affairs. He has also worked at the Pacific Council on International Policy and was a Research Fellow of the Center for U.S.-Mexico Studies and a Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellow of the Center for Iberian and Latin American Studies, both at the University of California, San Diego.

Villegas holds a Master of Pacific International Affairs degree from the Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies of the University of California, San Diego. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Notre Dame. He serves on the board of directors of the San Diego Foundation, RISE San Diego, the National Conflict Resolution Center, the San Diego Tourism Authority, the Downtown San Diego Partnership and CONNECT.

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