Yun is New Executive Officer of CWC
The California Water Commission today announced that Joe Yun is now the new executive officer of the CWC, replacing former Executive Officer Paula Landis who retired in June. Yun assumed the position today.
Yun most recently served as interim program manager for the Water Storage Investment Program where he was instrumental in drafting the program’s regulations. Yun has over 28 years of experience working in water resource planning and management for the California Department of Water Resources and in private consulting.
Prior to joining the CWC, Yun served as chief of the Planning Grant Section in the Financial Assistance Branch of DWR’s Division of Integrated Regional Water Management. In that position, Yun managed multidisciplinary teams to implement various water management grant programs funded by general obligation bonds. Before joining DWR, Joe worked for 13 years in private environmental consulting assisting clients on surface water, groundwater, and storm water quality projects, remedial investigations, and site remediation. For more information about the California Water Commission, please visit our website at www.cwc.ca.gov.
Yun is a graduate of the University of California, Davis, where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in environmental toxicology.