|Board Member Bio Neal Shapiro|
Mr. Shapiro is a Watershed Section Supervisor and Watershed (Urban Runoff) Management Coordinator for the City of Santa Monica’s Office of Sustainability & the Environment, is a Certified Professional in Storm Water Quality (CPSWQ) and a Certified Stormwater Manager (CSM), and also serves on the Editorial Board of the "Watershed Science Bulletin," the peer-reviewed journal of the Association of Watershed and Stormwater Professionals.
He oversees water conservation & efficiency programs, and watershed management programs, all geared to reduce water pollution and use our precious, limited water resources in a sustainable manner (with a focus on rainwater/stormwater harvesting and use/reuse in association with post-construction structural Low Impact Development BMPs)., and has been with the city of Santa Monica since March 1999.
He worked previously with The Jacques Cousteau Society, researching global water issues for films, books, policies, and expeditions. Neal attended the University of Delaware, receiving a Master’s in Marine Policy, and the University of California at Santa Barbara, receiving a Bachelor’s in Aquatic Biology.
Neal is married, has 3 sons, and enjoys running, hiking and SCUBA, and practicing what he preaches.
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