On Wednesday, Paul Gosselin joined the Department of Water Resources to oversee groundwater management activities, including implementation of the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA). Mr. Gosselin previously served as Butte County’s Director of Water and Resource Conservation, as well as the Chief Deputy Director at the California Department of Pesticide Regulation where he developed programs to protect surface and groundwater quality. 

Also on Wednesday, Commissioner Amy Cordalis announced she would be resigning from the California Water Commission and is relocating out of the state.