Staff and Board

Eric Borden

Eric Borden joined TURN as Energy Policy Analyst in February of 2015.  Eric prepares testimony, conducts analyses, and represents TURN in various proceedings at the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC)

David Cheng

David Cheng joined TURN in July of 2017, and works out of TURN’s San Diego office. He came to TURN with a robust background in energy, finance, and technology, and
Regina Costa

Regina Costa

Regina Costa became TURN’s research director in August 1991. She is responsible for developing TURN’s policy on regulatory, economic and public policy aspects of telecommunications issues, and participates heavily in

Jennifer Dowdell

Jennifer Dowdell joined TURN as an energy analyst in March 2019.   She comes to TURN with an extensive background in utility regulation, financial services, and financial modeling. She will be
Bob Finkelstein

Bob Finkelstein

Bob Finkelstein has been with TURN since 1992. Serving for many years as the group’s chief advocate on electric issues, he has helped save California consumers hundreds of millions of

Matthew Freedman

Matthew Freedman became TURN’s staff attorney specializing in electricity in January 2000. He handles diverse issues including renewable energy, utility ratemaking, distributed generation, state legislation and consumer complaints. Prior to

Hayley Goodson

Hayley Goodson started at TURN’s legal assistant in September 1998, and has been a staff attorney since September 2003. Goodson represents consumers in electric cases at the CPUC, focusing on

Stephen Green

LEGAL ASSISTANT/ Stephen Green joined TURN in August of 2018 and became responsible for a broad variety of duties including preparing TURN’s voluminous legal filings, assisting attorneys with discovery, research

Marcel Hawiger

                          Marcel Hawiger joined TURN as a staff attorney in August 1998 and represents consumers in proceedings at
Tom Long

Tom Long

Tom Long joined TURN as Legal Director in 2011, but is not new to TURN. Long served as TURN’s Senior Telecommunications Attorney from 1990 through 2000. Long’s numerous successes at