Board of Directors

Carrie Pollard, Co-Chair


  • Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies from San Jose State University.
  • Principal Water Program Specialist- Water Use Efficiency, Sonoma County Water Agency, Santa Rosa, CA.
  • Certified Landscape Irrigation Auditor, Irrigation Association.
  • Qualified Water Efficient Landscaper.

Peter Estournes, Co-Chair


  • Vice President/COO of Gardenworks Inc., Healdsburg, CA.
  • Member of California Landscape Contractor’s Association (CLCA).
  • Past President and Board Chair of CLCA North Coast Chapter, Santa Rosa, CA.
  • Co-Director of CLCA Water Management Certification and Performance Program.
  • Business representative for State of California Department of Water Resources Independent Technical Panel.

Deb Lane, Member at Large


  • Bachelor of Administration and Legal Processes from Mills College, Oakland, CA.
  • Water Resources Analyst, City of Santa Rosa, CA.
  • California Urban Water Conservation Council, Landscape Committee Co-Chair.
  • Certified Landscape Irrigation Auditor, Irrigation Association.
  • Certified Water Manager, California Landscape Contractors Association.
  • Bay Friendly Landscape Professional.
  • Qualified Water Efficient Landscaper.

Carlos Michelon, Member at Large


  • San Diego County Water Authority, Principal Water Resources Specialist.
  • Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Southern California.
  • California Urban Water Conservation Council, Landscape Committee Past Co-Chair.
  • Qualified Water Efficient Landscaper.

Chris McNairy, Member at Large


  • Hunter Industries, Sales Manager – Northern California.
  • Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Emgineering from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.
  • Qualified Water Efficient Landscaper.