Alfred Smith Appointed to Board of the Water Education Foundation
Alfred Smith, chair of Nossaman’s Water Group, was recently appointed to the board of the Water Education Foundation. Founded in 1977, the Foundation is a leading producer of news, maps, publications, workshops, tours and leadership programs to raise awareness of water issues in California and across the Colorado River Basin. In its press release, the Foundation noted that the new board members offer “a wide range of water resource experiences and perspectives.”
The Foundation’s board chair is Mike Chrisman, who served as California natural resources secretary for seven years under former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. Other board members represent a broad cross-section of water, education, business, environmental, agricultural and public interest communities.