The Ombudsman and Her Staff
This page last reviewed April 25, 2013
La Ronda Bowen - Ombudsman(916) 323-6791
La Ronda leads the Office of the Ombudsman. She has over 20 years experience as a communications professional. She has led controversial stakeholder processes, served as an advisor to the US EPA, established a nationwide model for small business assistance and compliance with the federal Clean Air Act, designed and conducted successful market research programs, shaped federal, state, and local policy, published environment-related articles, and spoken to over 200 groups and organizations.
Judy Nottoli - Air Resources Engineer(916) 322-7429
Investigates and resolves concerns from businesses and individuals regarding state and local air pollution issues. Judy has over 25 years of experience working as a consultant with industry and businesses on air quality and multi-media environmental compliance issues.
Philip Loder - Deputy Ombudsman(916) 322-2467
Phil takes on the duties of the Ombudsman in her absence and deals with the more sensitive issues which come into the office. He has field experience in environmental inspections, audits, and enforcement.
Edward Wong - Air Pollution Specialist(916) 322-6925
Ed oversees AQEP which raises awareness of air pollution issues to California's K-16 population. He has experience in CARB training, enforcement, rule development, and has taught secondary school math and science.
Anthony J. Marin - Air Pollution Specialist(916) 445-5569
Para asistencia en Español, llame (916) 324-1503.Anthony provides guidance to businesses and individuals concerning state and local air pollution issues and is the primary liaison with our Spanish-speaking community. He has experience providing technical assistance on recycling/waste diversion efforts and water-related enforcement issues.
Zenia Aguilera - Associate Governmental Program Analyst(916) 327-1266
Zenia investigates and resolves concerns from businesses and individuals regarding state and local air pollution issues. She has experience writing press releases and providing information on regulatory and air quality issues to the public. Zenia is the back up visitor coordinator for Wasfi Anabtawi for delegations from both foreign governments and non-governmental organizations that are interested in visiting ARB.
Rhonda Gonzalez - Associate Governmental Program Analyst(626) 527-3023
Based in Southern California, Rhonda provides outreach support to program staff and oversees ARB's general assistance Helpline. Rhonda also serves as the primary contact to help reslove consumer and business issues pertaining to motor vehicle emission regulations.
Jennette Bronner - Executive Assistant(916) 323-6791
Jennette is the administrative assistant to the Ombudsman and her staff and provides assistance to businesses in understanding CARB’s policies and regulations.
Contact the Ombudsman:ARB Ombudsman
1001 I Street
P.O. Box 2815
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 323-6791 or 1-800-272-4572