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Joaquin Esquivel

California State Water Resources Control Board

Chair

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pronouns: He/Him
state: CA
LGBTQ: YES
Tribal Affiliation: NO
languages: English
race + ethnicity: Mexican American, Mexican, or Chicana/o/x

Joaquin, a native of the Coachella Valley with family roots in agriculture, is a committed water advocate serving on the California State Water Resources Control Board. With expertise in federal water policy and tribal water issues, he is dedicated to preserving California’s water resources for a sustainable future while creating a new narrative reflecting a more sophisticated understanding of our water systems and grounded in equity and transparency.

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