Junta Directiva

La Junta Directiva de QWEL proporciona supervisión independiente del programa QWEL e incluye representantes de empresas de servicios de agua, la industria de la jardinería, instituciones educativas e instructores de QWEL. Las funciones y responsabilidades del comité de supervisión independiente de QWEL incluyen la supervisión del programa QWEL, el establecimiento de políticas y requisitos con respecto al programa QWEL, la consideración de nuevas organizaciones profesionales de certificación, la actualización y el desarrollo del plan de estudios de QWEL y la revisión del contenido técnico del examen de QWEL.

 

PETER ESTOURNES, Chair


  • Vice President/COO of Gardenworks Inc., Healdsburg, CA.
  • Member of California Landscape Contractor’s Association (CLCA).
  • Past President and Board Chair of CLCA North Coast Chapter, Santa Rosa, CA.
  • Co-Director of CLCA Water Management Certification and Performance Program.
  • Qualified Water Efficient Landscaper and QWEL instructor.

CARRIE POLLARD, Member at Large


  • Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies from San Jose State University.
  • Water Use Efficiency Manager, Marin Municipal Water District, Corte Madera, CA.
  • Certified Landscape Irrigation Auditor, Irrigation Association.
  • Qualified Water Efficient Landscaper.

DEB LANE, Member at Large


  • Bachelor of Administration and Legal Processes from Mills College, Oakland, CA.
  • Water Resources Analyst, City of Santa Rosa, CA.
  • Certified Landscape Irrigation Auditor, Irrigation Association.
  • Certified Water Manager, California Landscape Contractors Association.
  • Bay Friendly Landscape Professional.
  • Qualified Water Efficient Landscaper.

CHRIS McNAIRY, Member at Large


  • Hunter Industries, Sales Manager – Northern California.
  • Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.
  • Qualified Water Efficient Landscaper.

MEGAN ALLISON, Member at Large


  • Bachelor of Science in Ornamental Horticulture from Cornell University.
  • Master's of Landscape Architecture from the California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.
  • Horticulture Department Chair and Instructor, MiraCosta College, Oceanside, CA.
  • Certified Professional Horticulturist.
  • Qualified Water Efficient Landscaper and QWEL instructor.

RAUL GONZALEZ, Member at Large


  • Vice President of Industry Relations- Ewing Irrigation & Landscape Supply.
  • Ewing Learning & Development Department Trainer.
  • Certified Landscape Irrigation Auditor, Irrigation Association.
  • Irrigation Association Certified Trainer.
  • Certified Water Manager, California Landscape Contractors Association.
  • Past CLCA Associate Member Director.