Elizabeth “Lizzy” Williamson was appointed Strategic Initiatives and Policy Advisor at the California Department of General Services in September 2021.
Williamson has served at the California Natural Resources Agency since 2018, where she has held multiple positions, including Deputy Secretary for Strategic Initiatives and Deputy Secretary for External Affairs. Williamson held multiple positions in the Office of Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. from 2012 to 2018, including Deputy Director of External Affairs, External Affairs Coordinator and Constituent Affairs Representative. She served as Constituent Affairs Representative in the Office of Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in 2010 and as an Adjunct Instructor at California State University, Sacramento from 2009 to 2010.
She has been a pole vault coach at California State University, Sacramento since 2012.