Jennifer Bowles, a former award-winning journalist who covered
Western water issues and became a communications strategist for a
major California law firm known for its water law practice, has
been named as Executive Director of the Water Education
Effective March 27, Bowles will replace longtime Executive
Director Rita Schmidt Sudman, who is retiring after 34 years of
heading the highly regarded nonprofit organization that raises
awareness of water issues in California and the Southwest.