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Portrait of Thaddeus L. Bettner

Thaddeus L. Bettner

General Manager

Glenn-Colusa Irrigation District

Thaddeus L. Bettner has served as general manager of the Glenn-Colusa Irrigation District (GCID) since 2006. He has worked for water agencies in the Sacramento and San Joaquin valleys and has 31 years of experience with irrigation and water agencies on the local, state, and federal levels. Mr. Bettner serves on the board of the US Committee on Irrigation and Drainage, the Power and Water Resources Pooling Authority board, and as an alternate board member to both the Colusa and Glenn groundwater authorities. He is actively engaged in the development of Sites Reservoir and has previously chaired the Sites Reservoir Committee. He has published several papers on agricultural water use efficiency and irrigation systems efficiencies. He is a registered civil engineer with the state of California and holds a BS in agricultural engineering from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo.