US Representative for California's 49th district, elected in 2018. Clean Energy advocate: Mike Levin has a keen interest in clean energy and non-profit work. He co-founded CleanTech OC, a clean energy trade association in Orange County. He worked at (with?) FlexEnergy, a company that developed a technology to capture and use methane from landfills and wastewater treatment facilities. He was the director of government affairs at FuelCell Energy from 2014 to 2017. He also served as the VP of Better Energy Systems, a consumer-facing cleantech startup based in Berkeley, CA, and on the board of directors of the Center for Sustainable Energy, an environmental organization based in San Diego. In this capacity, Levin opposed the redevelopment of the Encina Power Station. Early political career: Levin served as the executive director of the Democratic Party of Orange County. He later served on the National Finance Committee for Hillary Clinton's 2016 campaign for President.