Marcie L. Edwards

Former General Manager
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power

Marcie L. Edwards is the former General Manager of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) and was the first woman to lead the nation’s largest municipal utility.

Coming home to the utility where she previously worked for 24 years, Marcie brought decades of experience in the utility industry to the LADWP top job. She previously ran Anaheim Public Utilities for 13 years then was tapped to serve as Anaheim City Manager in July 2013. A past Governor on the California Independent System Operator Board, Marcie also served as interim CEO of that agency in 2004, and, in that role, assisted in avoiding statewide power outages during the Energy Crisis.