Ramirez appointed to California's Central Valley Flood Protection Board
Timothy Ramirez, 45, of Albany, has been appointed to the Central Valley Flood Protection Board. Ramirez has served as the natural resources and lands management division manager at the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission since 2005. He served as senior advisor for the California Bay-Delta Authority from 2003 to 2005. Ramirez was assistant secretary for water policy and science at the California Resources Agency from 2002 to 2003 and water policy and science advisor from 1999 until 2002. Ramirez was resource science director and acting executive director for the Tuolumne River Preservation Trust from 1996 to 1999. He has been a member of the American Geophysical Union since 1995 and a member of the American Fisheries Society since 1999. This position requires Senate confirmation and the compensation is $40,669. Ramirez is a Democrat.