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PPIC Water Policy Center Advisory Council

The PPIC Water Policy Center Advisory Council is made up of leaders in water issues from around the state. It provides PPIC Water Policy Center leaders with insight and advice about the center’s strategic direction, and research and engagement efforts.

Celeste Cantú, Chair

San Diego Water Quality Control Board

Dave Puglia, Vice Chair

President and CEO
Western Growers

Kelly Barlow

Board Chair
California Trout

Tani Cantil-Sakauye

President and CEO
Public Policy Institute of California
(Chief Justice of CA, retired)

Lauren B. Dachs

President and Founder
Laural Foundation

Dan Dunmoyer

President and CEO
California Building Industry Association

E. Joaquin Esquivel

Board Chair
State Water Resources Control Board

Debbie Franco

Managing Director
Water Solutions Network, Coro

Kyle Jones

Policy & Legal Director
Community Water Center

Sandi Matsumoto

Director of the California Water Program
The Nature Conservancy, California Chapter

Cannon Michael

President and CEO
Bowles Farming Company

Cindy Tuck

Deputy Executive Director, Government Relations
Association of California Water Agencies

Allison Harvey Turner

Water Foundation

Dee Zinke

Assistant General Manager and Chief External Affairs Officer
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California