Nancy Bui-Thompson was first elected to the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) Board of Directors in November 2008 to represent the 215,000 constituents of Ward 2 (Rancho Cordova, Gold River, Rancho Murieta, Galt, Wilton and Elk Grove). She is currently serving her third term, and recently completed her second term as President of the of the Board in 2016. For over 70 years, SMUD has served Sacramento’s 617,000 customers and is the nation’s sixth-largest public electric utility.
For over 15 years, Bui-Thompson has served as a technology and management professional who has worked with state and local government agencies as well as energy and health-care organizations. She is currently a Director at Public Consulting Group in their Technology practice. She previously was a consultant for two of the world’s largest and best-known consulting companies – Accenture and Deloitte.
The Sacramento Business Journal has honored Bui-Thompson as a 2017 “Women Who Mean Business” and “40 under 40” awardee. In 2012, the German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) awarded the Marshall Memorial Fellowship (MMF) to Bui-Thompson.
She is a proud graduate of California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo, with a bachelor of science in economics and management information systems.