Community Water Center

Community-driven water solutions through organizing, education, and advocacy

Our Team



Susana De Anda | Executive Director & Co-Founder

Anavel Valdez-Lupercio Director of Operations

Brandon Bollinger Organizing Manager

Catherine Sievers Communications and Data Intern

Christina Marquez-Guerra | Administrative Assistant

Daisy Gonzalez | Community Solutions Coordinator

Daniel Peñaloza | Water Leadership Strategist

David Okita | Senior Fellow 

Debi Ores | Senior Attorney

Heather Lukacs | Director of Community Solutions

Jonathan Nelson | Policy Director

Jerry Jimenez | Communications Manager

Justine Massey | Policy Advocate

Mayra Hernandez | Community Organizer

Natalie Garcia-Grazier | Director of Strategic Partnerships

Patricia Avila-Garcia | Policy Advocate

Reyna Gabriel-Peralta Community Organizer

Ryan Jensen | Community Water Solutions Manager

Zach Haydt | California ChangeLawyers Legal Fellow

Board of Directors

Community Advisory Committee

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