Tara Moran

April 20th, 2021

Tara Moran is the Chief Executive Officer for the California Water Data Consortium. She advances the Consortium’s goals of accessible and usable data for sustainable water management. Read more

Mike Myatt

April 20th, 2021

Mike Myatt serves as program officer on the Water Foundation’s Healthy Watersheds team. In this capacity, he develops and implements grantmaking programs and strategies to accelerate and scale sustainable groundwater management in the western US. Read more

Joone Lopez

April 20th, 2021

Joone Lopez is the General Manager of the Moulton Niguel Water District, which provides water, wastewater and recycled water services to approximately 170,000 people within South Orange County. Before joining Moulton Niguel, she served as the General Manager of Calaveras County Water District located in Northern California. Read more

Adrian Covert

April 20th, 2021

Adrian Covert is the Vice President of Public Policy for the Bay Area Council, providing research and advocacy leadership for the Council’s committees on Homelessness, Water & Resilience, Commuter Shuttles, and Advanced Communications Infrastructure. Adrian has lead numerous successful Bay Area Council initiatives, including legislation to update California’s water data systems, regulations over San Francisco’s […] Read more

Meredith Lee

April 20th, 2021

Meredith is the Chief Technical Advisor at the UC Berkeley Division of Computing, Data Science, and Society. Her work focuses on technical foundations, applications, and implications of computing, information, and data spanning multidisciplinary areas such as health and medicine, climate and sustainability, and human welfare and social justice. Under the Obama Administration, she led the White […] Read more

Deven Upadhyay

April 20th, 2021

Deven Upadhyay is the Assistant General Manager and Chief Operating Officer for the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California.  He is responsible for managing the operational business functions of the district, which include system operations, engineering, planning and water resources management. Read more

David Orth

April 20th, 2021

David Orth is principal of New Current Water and Land, LLC, which offers strategic planning, program implementation and water resource development services. David has over 35 years of financial and management experience, serving previously as general manager of the Kings River Conservation District from 2002 until August of 2015 and as executive officer of Friant […] Read more

Debbie Franco

April 20th, 2021

Debbie Franco is the inaugural Managing Director of the Water Solutions Network (WSN). She joined the network after almost ten years in the California Governor’s Office of Planning and Research, most recently as the Senior Advisor for Water and Rural Affairs. Read more

Eric Averett

April 20th, 2021

Eric Averett is the CEO of Homer LLC, a company which has developed an unparalleled network of water sourcing, storage and distribution assets to sustainably supply water to central valley farmers. Eric recently joined Homer after serving 13 years as the General Manager of the Rosedale-Rio Bravo Water Storage District.  Eric has been actively involved […] Read more