Meet the Board Leadership
Thomas Howard has been employed with the State Water Resources Control Board for over 26 years. During that time, Mr. Howard has worked in many of the water quality and water rights programs at the Board. He was appointed Deputy Director at the Board in October 2000 and Executive Director in August 2010.
Mr. Howard earned a bachelor’s degree in chemistry at U.C. Berkeley, a master’s degree in chemical engineering at U.C. Davis, and a master’s degree in chemistry at the California Institute of Technology.