from 1969 to 1987, and served as a fellow of two NOAA Joint Institutes (CIRES, 1971-1977; CIRA 1987-2000). The author of over fifty refereed publications and co-author of one book, Dr. Hooke holds a B.S. (Physics Honors) from Swarthmore College (1964), and S.M. (1966) and Ph.D (1967) degrees from the University of Chicago. Dr. Hooke was elected to membership in the American Philosophical Society in 2006.


Thomas L. Huntzinger has his own consulting business which currently coordinates the watershed restoration and protection efforts for Clinton Reservoir, a water supply to 120,000 people as part of the state of Kansas non point source protection program. He was previously a Senior Hydrologist for Applied Ecological Services, Inc. He managed the firms consulting services for the Kansas City office and coordinated the engineering work on projects in the Kansas City office. His areas of expertise include hydrologic analysis, water management, water use and water quality. Prior to his consulting work, he spent eight years as the water appropriations program manager for the Kansas Department of Agriculture, Division of Water Resources directed by the Kansas Chief Engineer. He was responsible for water appropriations and water rights permits in Kansas. He worked 26 years for the U. S. Geological Survey as a hydrologist, district chief, and program manager. USGS assignments in Oklahoma, Louisiana, Kansas, and Nebraska included FEMA flood analysis, low flow characteristics, coastal flow monitoring and other coastal processes, groundwater analysis, hazardous waste site assessments, and team leader for the Platte River NAWQA project. He is a registered professional engineer in Kansas and Oklahoma and has BS and MS degrees in Agricultural Engineering.


Holly E. Richter is the Upper San Pedro Program Director for The Nature Conservancy. She has worked for the Conservancy on riparian conservation projects in the Western states for over 20 years. She was appointed to the Upper San Pedro Water District Organizing Board in 2007 by Governor Napolitano, and also serves as the Conservancy’s lead representative on the Upper San Pedro Partnership, a regional consortium of 21 local, state and federal agencies including scientists, land managers, and decision-makers. She serves as chair for the Partnership’s Technical Committee (2000-2008) and is Vice Chair for the Partnership’s Executive Committee (2006-2008). She also assists partner agencies with coordination of regional, cross-border water management and conservation projects within the bi-national San Pedro watershed. Her professional interests include regional groundwater management, riparian ecology and conservation, and environmental conflict resolution. Dr. Richter received a Cooperative



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