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Thank You to Our Supporters

PPIC is grateful to the individuals and organizations listed below.

Your generous support enables us to tackle critical challenges facing California and develop solutions that point our state toward a brighter future.




The California Endowment
David and Susan Coulter
The Dirk and Charlene Kabcenell Foundation
Donald Bren Foundation
ESB Charitable Foundation
Frances and Arjay Miller
The James Irvine Foundation
Jim and Becky Morgan
John A. and Cynthia Fry Gunn
John and Louise Bryson
John S. Osterweis
Laural Foundation
Pacific Life Foundation
Pat and Berniece Patterson
Raymond and Elsa Watson
Richard J. Riordan
Rosenberg Ach Foundation
S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation
Tom and Marilyn Sutton
TomKat Foundation
Walter B. Hewlett
William R. Hewlett
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
Windy Hill Fund

YOSEMITE CIRCLE – $50,000 TO $99,999

Esther Hewlett


Mark P. Robinson Jr.


Donna Melby in honor of the memory of Randall Melby
Gary and Delores Arabian
Shepard and Melissa Harris
Steve and Liz Olson

BIG SUR CIRCLE – $5,000 TO $9,999

Beall Family Foundation
Celeste Cantú
Colleen and Robert D. Haas
David and Marianna Fisher
Don Boen and Julia Boen
Joanne C. Kozberg
Kim Polese
Marilyn Isenberg in memory of Phil Isenberg
Ophelia Basgal

JOSHUA TREE CIRCLE – $2,500 TO $4,999

Cary Hart
Claire Cullis & Paul Vercruyssen
Erin Meadows and Anthony Barrueta
Kelly and Carrie Barlow
Leon and Sylvia Panetta
Lloyd and Caroline de Llamas
Martin and Heidi Hoshino


A. Marisa Chun
Abby Cook and Ali Mirza
Alf W. Brandt
Ashley Boren and Dan Purtell
Cotchett, Pitre, & McCarthy
David Carrillo and Lisa Sardegna
Doris Cheng
Dr. Gregory Gartrell and Dr. Mary E. Eichbauer
Jim and Carol Brosnahan
Joan Haratani
Linda and Steven Merksamer Family Fund of the Sacramento Region Community Foundation
Mark and Debbie Franco
Mark and Diane Bonino
Mary Bitterman
Paul Rosenstiel and Jan Masaoka
Paul Silvern and Judith Meister
Rachel Hill, Hill Mediation Services
San Joaquin Valley Blueprint
Sandra Celedon, Fresno BHC
Tani Cantil-Sakauye
Turlock Irrigation District
Steve and Melva Arditti
Woolf Farming and Processing


Beth Jay
Charles Weiss
Chet and Laura Hewitt
Diana and Dan Dooley
Don and Beth Abbott Charitable Giving Fund
Don Bransford
Gaddi Vasquez
John Chiang
Kathleen M. Cole
Kimberly Brown
Lenny and Christine Mendonca
Michele Siqueiros
Richard Epstein and Gwendoyn Doebbert
Robin and Neil Kramer
Sarah Bohn


Andi Liebenbaum
Barbara Davis-Lyman
Brad Coffey
California Academic Partnership Program
Civic Education Center Inc., Stephen Morris
Davis Wright Tremaine
Emmy Cattani & Robert Stevenson
Erica Manuel
Fern M. Steiner
Helen Torres
Henry Graumlich
Jean and Gary Pokorny
Jean Box and John Bernstein
John Malone
Jon K. Wactor
Julie Allen
Julie and Craig McNamara
Justin and Jo Scott Coe
Drs. Kate and Larry Weston
Lance Hoots
M. Kent Jennings
Matt Brown
Michael B. Salerno Charitable Fund
Peter Fiske
Robert E. Obana
Rosanna Herber
Sargeant J. and Marilyn D. Green
Stephen Boutin
Steven and Andrea Weiss
Theador and Coleen Rauh
Western Canal Water District


Abdi Soltani and Grace Kong
Andrew Hattori and Evan Kuluk
Anne Danenberg
Bernard Anatole Falagan
Bonnie Skolnik
Carolyn Veal-Hunter
Catherine T. Weber
Cherisa Yarkin
Conservation Partners, LLP
David Graves
Deborah Lefkowitz
Donald and Gloria Yost
Drucilla Stender Ramey
Elisa and Larry Gerston
Elizabeth Kean
Ellen Cleary
Dr. Emmanuel Asinas
Eric Stein
Felicity Barringer
Harold J. Singer
Helen Zheng
Jackson Dodge
Jacquolyn Duerr
Jeremy M. Evans
Josue Medellin-Azuara
Judy and Robert Maben
Karen Enghusen
Kathleen Stack
Kay Busch
Lauren Steely
Lester Snow
Lisa Cole and Nima Rezainia
Marc R. Staenberg
Maria Aguilar
Marjorie Patzer
Mary Kennedy
Michael Greene and Nileen Verbeten
Mick Klasson
National Women’s Political Caucus California
Old West Ranch Company
Pam Brown Schachter, PhD
Polly Kleinberg
Professor Richard Frank
Richard Morrison
Dr. Robert Gabriner and Eileen Goldman
Robert Kimberling
Roman Hernandez
Sandi Matsumoto
Sharon Benes
Soheila V. Bana
Stephen and Carol Lombardi
Steve Fukagawa
Thomas and Susan Epstein Charitable Fund
Thomas Neary
Valerie Pryor
William and Leslie Siembieda

Corporate Circle

Ball/Frost Group LLC
California Business Roundtable
California State Association of Counties
California Teachers Association
California Women’s Law Center
Calleguas Municipal Water District
Center for California Construction Economics
David Fu and Associates
Edison International
Klinedinst PC
Nelson & Fraenkel, LLP
Northern California Carpenters Union
San Bernardino Valley Municipal Water District
SKK Developments
Valley Water
The Walt Disney Company
Western Growers


Arjay R. and Frances F. Miller Foundation
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Blue Shield of California Foundation
California Community Foundation
The California Endowment
California Department of Food and Agriculture
The California Strategic Growth Council’s (SGC) Climate Change Research Program (CCR)
College Futures Foundation
The David & Lucile Packard Foundation
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund
Institute of Education Sciences (IES)
The James Irvine Foundation
Kingfisher Foundation
Kresge Foundation
Laural Foundation
Lumina Foundation
Michelson 20MM Foundation
Ramsay Family Foundation
S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation
Sobrato Family Foundation
Stand Together Trust
Stuart Foundation
Sustainable Conservation
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Water Foundation
Windy Hill Fund


PPIC Speaker Series on California's Future

Applied Materials Foundation
Bank of America
The California Endowment
California Health Care Foundation
The California Wellness Foundation
The David and Lucille Packard Foundation
Edison International
Hamilton, Rabinovitz & Associates, Inc.
The James Irvine Foundation
Kaiser Permanente
Lucas Public Affairs
NextEra Energy Resources
Sierra Health Foundation
Stuart Foundation
Wells Fargo
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
PPIC Corporate Circle
PPIC Donor Circle

PPIC Water Policy Center Annual Sponsors

Almond Board of California
Association of California Water Agencies
Blue Diamond Growers
Bowles Farming Company
California American Water
California Association of Sanitation Agencies
California Trout
California Urban Water Agencies
California Water Association
California Water Service
Environmental Defense Fund
Farming D
Friant Water Authority
Irvine Ranch Water District
Masumoto Family Farm
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
Mojave Water Agency
The Morning Star Company
The Nature Conservancy
Northern California Water Association
Regional Water Authority
Rosenberg Ach Foundation
Rural County Representatives of California
S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation
San Francisco Public Utilities Commission
San Gorgonio Pass Water Agency
San Luis & Delta-Mendota Water Authority
Santa Ana Watershed Project Authority
State Water Contractors
Sustainable Conservation
Terranova Ranch
Water Foundation
Western Growers
Westlands Water District
Windy Hill Fund
The Wonderful Company
Yuba County Water Agency