Laurel Larsen

April 14th, 2023

Dr. Laurel Larsen is an Associate Professor at UC Berkeley with appointments in the Departments of Geography and Civil and Environmental Engineering and a Senior Fellow at the Berkeley Institute for Data Science. For 2020-2024, she is serving a term as the Delta Lead Scientist, a US Geological Survey position housed within the Delta Stewardship Council […] Read more

Darcy Bostic

March 24th, 2022

Darcy Bostic is a Research Associate at the Rural Community Assistance Partnership where she conducts research on rural water management in the US, particularly in the face of climate change. She aims to integrate (1) the human right to water into all facets of water policy and (2) support the realization of resilient water systems […] Read more

Rich Pauloo

April 20th, 2021

Rich is a hydrogeologist and data scientist at Larry Walker Associates (LWA), an environmental engineering and consulting firm, where he designs scientific studies and monitoring networks to support sustainable groundwater planning and management. His work bridges hydrology and data science and has received awards from the Microsoft AI for Earth Challenge, American Geophysical Union, NASA, […] Read more

Deb Agarwal

April 20th, 2021

Dr. Agarwal’s work focuses on development of tools to improve data usability, accessibility, and sharing in the eco-sciences. She leads several teams developing advanced cyber infrastructure to support collaborative data analysis and stewardship. Read more

Christina Babbitt

April 20th, 2021

Christina Babbitt manages the California Groundwater Program at Environmental Defense Fund, where she is working to advance water trading policy in California and scale replicable groundwater sustainability projects across California’s Central Valley. In these efforts, Christina focuses on building partnerships among NGOs, agencies, water districts, and agricultural partners in ways that enhance collective impact. Read more

Joy Bonaguro

April 20th, 2021

Joy Bonaguro has spent her career working at the nexus of data, technology, design and policy. Joy was recently appointed as Chief Data Officer of the State of California with an overarching goal to improve government use of data. Read more

E. Joaquin Esquivel

April 20th, 2021

E. Joaquin Esquivel was appointed to the State Water Resources Control Board by Governor Jerry Brown in March 2017 and designated by Governor Gavin Newsom as Chair in February 2019. Read more

Susan Tatayon

April 20th, 2021

Susan Tatayon is Chair of the Delta Stewardship Council, first appointed by Governor Brown in 2014 and reappointed in 2018. The council elected Susan to serve as full-time Chair effective January 2019. Read more

Sadie Gill

April 20th, 2021

Sadie Gill is a Senior Data Scientist at FlowWest. She brings expertise in data visualization, statistics, spatial analysis, and web development to tackle the greatest water resources challenges. Read more