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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

Chair, San Diego Water Quality Control Board

David Puglia, Vice Chair

President and CEO, Western Growers

Linda Rosenberg Ach

President, The Rosenberg Ach Foundation

Mark Baldassare

President and CEO, Public Policy Institute of California

Lauren B. Dachs

Retired President and Vice Chair of the Board of Directors, S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation

Dan Dunmoyer

President and CEO, California Building Industry Association

Dave Eggerton

Executive Director, Association of California Water Agencies

E. Joaquin Esquivel

Board Chair, State Water Resources Control Board

Debbie Franco

Senior Advisor, Water and Rural Affairs, Governor’s Office of Planning and Research

Phil Isenberg

Former Chair, Delta Stewardship Council

Sandi Matsumoto

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

Cannon Michael

President and CEO, Bowles Farming Company

Jonathan Nelson

Policy Director, Community Water Foundation

Allison Harvey Turner

CEO, Water Foundation

Dee Zinke

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