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Portrait of Kassy Chauhan

Kassy Chauhan

Executive Officer

North Kings Groundwater Sustainability Agency

Kassy Chauhan is the executive officer of the North Kings Groundwater Sustainability Agency (GSA), where she has helped finalize and submit the groundwater sustainability plan to the California Department of Water Resources. She also serves as special projects manager for Fresno Irrigation District, a member agency of the North Kings GSA. Chauhan has extensive experience with elected boards, public relations, and disadvantaged communities as well as local, state, and federal agency interactions. She previously served as a senior sanitary engineer with the State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water (2014–19) and the Department of Public Health (2000–14). She has been responsible for the regulatory oversight of over 370 public water systems in Fresno, Madera, Merced, Mariposa, and Tuolumne counties. She has a BS in civil engineering from California State University, Fresno and is a licensed professional civil engineer. She grew up in the agriculturally rich Imperial Valley.