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Meredith Williams

Deputy Director, California Department of Toxic Substances Control

Meredith Williams

Meredith Williams joined the Department of Toxic Substances Control in 2013 to oversee implementation of California’s Safer Consumer Products program. She has expertise in research and development and product management for semiconductor, consumer product, and chemical companies including Applied Materials and 3M. After nearly 20 years of corporate work, she held a number of positions at the San Francisco Estuary Institute (SFEI), a nationally-recognized center for science in support of aquatic resource management. She holds B.S. from Yale University and a Ph.D. in physics from North Carolina State University.