For 25 years, Doug was the chief environmental advocate at the East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD). During that time, he successfully advocated progressive programs and policy initiatives, most often involving complex stakeholder interactions.  He was previously a consultant in dispute resolution in public and private cases, and a Massachusetts state official in hazardous waste regulation.

Prior Projects and Positions

- EBMUD Environmental Affairs Officer
- EBMUD Manager of Public Affairs
- Convener, interagency working group on biosolids reuse in San Francisco Bay
- EBMUD lead on Bay-Delta issues, climate change policy, and external relations
- Member, CALFED Ecosystem Roundtable
- Drought Task Force Liaison, Bay Area Regional Reliability
- Chair, EBMUD Sustainability Committee
- Project Manager, EBMUD Watershed Master Plan and Trails Advisory Committee
- Chair, California Water Policy Conference
- Facilitator, EBMUD Demand Management Advisory Committee


Education and Training

John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

Master's in Pubic Administration

Yale University

B.S. in Environmental Sciences

University of Massachusetts at Boston

Graduate Program in Dispute Resolution

Envision Sustainability Professional certification