Joe Choperena

Project Director of Water Resources

Joe is the Project Director of Water Resources for Sustainable Conservation.  Using his agricultural and water management experience, he partners with diverse stakeholders to design and implement groundwater recharge strategies, customized to their specific needs and local characteristics, to achieve interrelated benefits for their communities, environment, and agricultural systems.

Joe has over 20 years of professional experience working for private businesses, the federal government, and non-governmental organizations. His experience includes working in production agriculture, micro-lending, nutrient management, biofuels, renewable energy, integrated pest management, international business development, and water conservation and management.

Joe earned a Master of Science in International Agricultural Development from the University of California, Davis and a Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness and a Spanish Minor from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.

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