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DWR Executive Biographies

Links below provide a biographical sketch, photo, and contact information for each member of DWR's Executive Management.


Mark Cowin, Director

Dale Hoffman-Floerke, Chief Deputy Director

Waiman Yip, Policy Advisor

Gary Bardini , Deputy Director, Integrated Water Management

John Pacheco, Deputy Director, California Energy Resources Scheduling

Kathie Kishaba, Deputy Director, Business Operations

Carl Torgersen, Deputy Director, State Water Project

Russ Stein, Acting Deputy Director, Delta and Statewide Water Management

Nancy Vogel, Assistant Director, Public Affairs

Kasey Schimke, Assistant Director, Legislative Affairs

Cathy Crothers, Chief Counsel

Jeffrey Ingles, Chief Auditor

Stephanie Varrelman, Chief, Office of Workforce Equality