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 

Dawn Taffler, Treasurer
One Water Practice Leader, Kennedy Jenks

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

Board of Trustees: Members

Sean Bothwell
Policy 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 Operation 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, Elsinor Valley Municipal Water District

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

Chapter Representatives

Central Coast
Gina Dorrington
Assistant General Manger, Operations, Ventura Water

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

Inland Empire
John Robinson
Principal, John Robinson Consulting

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

Northern California
Sanjay Reddy
Senior Vice President, Carollo Engineers

Orange County
Joone Lopez
General Manager, Moulton Niguel Water District

San Diego Region
Thomas Falk
Environmental Engineer, CDM Smith


Jennifer West, Managing Director
WateReuse California
(916) 496-1470

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