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Leadership

WateReuse California is governed by a Board of Trustees.

Board of Trustees: Officers

Paul Sciuto, President
General Manager, Monterey One Water

Dave Pedersen, President Elect
General Manager, Las Virgenes Municipal Water District

Prabhakar Somavarapu, Treasurer
General Manager, Sacramento Regional County Sanitation District

Kim Thorner, Secretary
General Manager, Olivenhain Municipal Water District

Elizabeth Dawson, National Director
Engineering Manager, El Dorado Irrigation District

Rich Nagel, Past President
Vice President, Jacobs

Board of Trustees: Members

Roger Bailey
General Manager, Central Contra Costa Sanitary District

Sean Bothwell
Policy Director, California Coastkeepers Alliance

Norma Camacho
Chief Executive Officer, Valley Water District

Michael Carbajal
Public Works Director, City of Fresno

Allen Carlisle
General Manager, Padre Dam Municipal Water District

Alexander Coate
General Manager, East Bay Municipal District

Paul Cook
General Manager, Irvine Ranch Water District

Robert Ferrante
General Manager, Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County

Mike Markus
General Manager, Orange County Water District

Mark Millan
Principal, Data Instincts

Dawn Taffler, Conference Committee Chair
Vice President, Kennedy Jenks

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

Robb Whitaker
General Manager, Water Replenishment District of Southern California

Chapter Representatives

Central Coast
Gina Dorrington
Ventura Water

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

Inland Empire
John Robinson
John Robinson Consulting

Los Angeles
Evelyn  Cortez-Davis
LADWP

Northern California
Rhodora Biagtan
HydroScience Engineers

Orange County
Joone Lopez
Moulton Niguel Water District

San Diego Region
Lesley Dobalian
San Diego County Water Authority

Staff

Jennifer West, Managing Director
WateReuse California
(916) 669-8401
jwest@watereuse.org

Charles LaSalleRegulatory and Legislative Affairs Manager
(916) 216-6015
clasalle@watereuse.org

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