Tim Ramirez


Tim joined the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) in October 2005 to lead its new Division of Natural Resources within the Water Enterprise. Created in July 2005, the new Division is responsible for integrating environmental stewardship principles into current and future operations and maintenance of the SFPUC water supply system and watershed and right-of-way lands, including the Tuolumne River, Alameda Creek, and Pilarcitos Creek watersheds. In January 2012, Tim was also appointed by the Governor to serve as a member of the Central Valley Flood Protection Board, which is responsible for flood management and flood risk reduction in the Sacramento and San Joaquin River Basins. Previously, Tim spent six years working as the Assistant Secretary for Water Policy and Science at the California Resources Agency and as the Senior Policy Advisor and Deputy Director for Ecosystem Restoration at the California Bay-Delta Authority. Tim’s responsibilities included serving as the State Coordinator for the CALFED Bay-Delta Program, and he focused on river systems and the intersection of water supply, ecosystem restoration, water quality, flood protection, and agricultural issues. Before joining the State, Tim directed the Tuolumne River Preservation Trust's Central Valley Program. Tim completed his graduate work at the University of California, Berkeley.

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Manager, Natural Resources Division
San Francisco Public Utilities Commission
Environmental Policy & Law
Water Resources
525 Golden Gate Avenue, 10th Floor
San Francisco, California 94102
(415) 554-3265

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