Michelle Sakamoto

Michelle Sakamoto is a senior consulting engineer with over 13 years at Pacific Gas & Electric Co. She started her career in Transmission Planning and Reliability Asset Planning, focusing on customer reliability with programs such as remote sectionalization of the transmission system and vegetation right-of-way expansion. For the past four years, Michelle has been involved with Transmission Line Asset Strategy, helping with the transition to risk-based inspections and maintenance, Public Safety Power Shut-off transmission line scoping methodology and mitigations, and the maturity of the Transmission Line Asset Management Plan and associated risk modeling efforts. Michelle has a BS in Electrical Engineering from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.

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