Pomona. He is a registered civil engineer and a certified wastewater treatment plant operator in California. Mr. Anderson is the Chief Operations Officer for the County Sanitation Districts of Orange County. He has been a leader of the Watershed Management Committee of the Association of Metropolitan Sewerage Agencies, and in this role has testified before Congress and written on the concept of watershed protection as a management tool for state and local governments. He is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers and the Water Environment Federation.
Gaboury Benoit is an associate professor in the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies at Yale University. His research includes trace metal chemistry, chemical spectation, nonpoint source pollution, aquatic chemistry, environmental colloid chemistry, and watershed management. He received a B.S. in geochemistry in 1978 from Yale University; an M.S. in civil engineering (water resources) from Massachusetts Institute of Technology; and a Ph.D. in chemical oceanography in 1988 from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.
Peter A. Bisson is an aquatic biologist at the Forestry Sciences Laboratory of the USDA Forest Service in Olympia, Washington. His research includes studies of fish populations and communities, stream habitats and food webs, riparian zones, and land-water interactions. Dr. Bisson is president of the Western Division of the American Fisheries Society and holds affiliate faculty appointments at the University of Washington and Oregon State University. He received a B.A. in environmental biology from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1967 and an M.S. and a Ph.D. in fisheries and wildlife from Oregon State University in 1969 and 1975, respectively.
Margot W. Garcia is an associate professor in the Department of Urban Studies and Planning at Virginia Commonwealth University. She was chair of the department from 1989 to 1992. She has done research in the area of environmental and natural resource planning and was vice-chair of the Water Quality 2000 steering committee. She has written numerous articles and is co-editor of the book Public Involvement and Social Impact Assessment. She majored in botany at the University of California, Berkeley, until 1960, received a B.S. in biology from the University of New Mexico in 1961, an M.S. in botany from the University of Wisconsin, Madison; in 1966, and a Ph.D. in watershed management from the University of Arizona in 1980.
James P. Heaney is a professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering at the University of Colorado, Boulder. He was formerly in the Department of Environmental Engineering Science and director of the Water Resources Research Center at the University of Florida. As a water