Keynote Speakers for this year's Annual Fall Conference

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.

Keynote Luncheon SpeakerPaul R. Brown, AICP, M.ASCE - Paul Redvers Brown Inc.

Paul Brown has nearly 40 years experience in strategic and facilities planning, project development, project finance, and program management for public utilities and environmental facilities. His clients include the states of California and Colorado; the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD); the Santa Clara Valley Water District; the Orange County (CA) Sanitation District; the Orange County Water District; the West Basin Municipal Water District; and the cities of Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, San José, and Seattle.