AMWUA retains a unique team with diverse backgrounds and expertise to support its members and mission. All have a passion for serving their communities. The professional staffs identify and research issues and offer independent analysis to AMWUA, assist in policy development, advocate on behalf of the organization, and facilitate the development of programs and resources.

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Warren Tenney - Executive Director

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Sheri Trapp - Communications Director

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Paul Bergelin - Water Policy Advisor

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Michelle Barclay - SROG Manager


The year AMWUA's first full-time staff was hired after the enactment of the Groundwater Management Act.

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Harry Cooper - Conservation Coordinator

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Jacob Perez Laurent - Conservation Specialist

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Brad Moore - Water Policy Analyst


Kimberley Lyons - Office Manager/Executive Assistant

AMWUA Consultants

AMWUA draws on a talented group of consultants for legal and policy expertise, lobbying, and financial functions.

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Kathy Ferris

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Barry Aarons

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Theresa Ulmer

AMWUA staff and consultant photos generously provided by Nathanael Tenney Photography.