WateReuse California is governed by a Board of Trustees.

Board of Trustees: Officers

Dave Pedersen, President and Director
General Manager, Las Virgenes Municipal Water District

Roger Bailey, President Elect
General Manager, Central Contra Costa Sanitary District 

Kyle Swanson, Treasurer
CEO/General Manager, Padre Dam Municipal Water District

Kim Thorner, Secretary
General Manager, Olivenhain Municipal Water District

Robert Ferrante, At Large Executive Committee Member
General Manager & Chief Engineer, Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts

Mark Millan, At Large Executive Committee Member
Principal, Data Instincts

Paul Sciuto, Past President
General Manager, Monterey One Water

Shivaji Deshmukh, Chair of the Legislative Regulatory Committee
General Manager, Inland Empire Utilities Agency

Board of Trustees: Members

Sean Bothwell
Executive Director, California Coastkeepers Alliance

Clifford Chan
General Manager, East Bay Municipal Utility District

Paul Cook
General Manager, Irvine Ranch Water District

Shannon Cotulla
Public Works Director, Town of Windsor

Jason Dadakis
Executive Director of Water Quality & Technical Solutions Leader, Orange County Water District

Shivaji Deshmukh
General Manager, Inland Empire Utilities Agency

Christoph Dobson
General Manager, Sacramento Regional County Sanitation District

Ron Duncan
General Manager, Soquel Creek Water District

Zeynep Erdal
Integrated Solutions Leader, Black & Veatch

Vincent Gin
Deputy Operating Officer, Water Supply Division, Valley Water

Sanjay Reddy
Senior Vice President, Carollo Engineers

Kyle Swanson
CEO/General Manager, Padre Dam Municipal Water District

Greg Thomas
General Manager, Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District

Deven Upadhyay
Assistant General Manager and Chief Operations Officer, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

Chapter Representatives

Central Coast
Shinehah Bigham
Pajaro Valley Water Management Agency

Central Valley/Sierra Foothills
Melanie Holmer, PE
Water Reuse Leader, Brown and Caldwell

Inland Empire
Rachel Gray
Water Resources and Planning Manager, Santa Ana Watershed Project Authority

Los Angeles
Rafael Villegas
Operation NEXT, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power

Northern California
Pedro Hernandez
Program Manager, South Bay Water Recycling

Orange County
Joone Lopez
General Manager, Moulton Niguel Water District

San Diego Region
Thomas Falk
Director of Infrastructure and Sustainability, San Elijo Joint Powers Authority


Brenley McKenna, Managing Director
WateReuse California

Rosario Cortés, Manager of Regulatory Affairs
WateReuse California

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