Opening Session Speaker - David Gutierrez, P.E., G.E - GEI Consultants
David Gutierrez, P.E., G.E. is a California-registered Civil and Geotechnical Engineer in GEI’s Sacramento, California office. During his 37-year career, David has established himself as an expert in water management and dam safety, and has created and led some of the most complex water management programs within the State of California for its Department of Water Resources. David has worked with cities, counties, public works agencies, water and flood control agencies, attorneys, the California Legislature, United States Congress, State of California’s Governor’s Office, federal agencies, and other entities on a variety of water resources-related projects. David was formerly the Chief of Division of Safety of Dams and Program Manager for the Groundwater Sustainability Program within the Department of Water Resources.