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Rick THomasser

Chair, Bay Area Flood Protection Agencies Association

Rick Thomasser, P.G., is the Watershed and Flood Control Operations Manager for Napa County California.  Mr. Thomasser is the Chair (2016-2018) of the Bay Area Flood Protection Agencies Association (BAFPAA) and a member of the Implementation Committee for the San Francisco Estuary Partnership (SFEP).  Mr. Thomasser holds a B.S. degree in Geology from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis.  He has over 30 years of experience in environmental consulting, including groundwater, storm water and flood management and river and stream restoration.  He manages the operations and maintenance of the award winning Napa River Flood Protection Project and has directed restoration of over 15 miles of the Napa River in a public-private partnership with agricultural landowners in the Napa Valley.