Vice President for Institute Development 

Julé Rizzardo

Julé Rizzardo is a Principal Engineer with the California State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights, and manages the Permitting and Enforcement Branch.

She has over 20 years of experience in water resources planning, permitting and management in Nevada and California.  Prior to the Division of Water Rights, she worked with small, disadvantaged communities throughout California to secure drinking water and wastewater infrastructure.  Julé received her B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of California, Davis and her M.S. in Hydrogeology from the University of Nevada, Reno.  When Julé isn’t collaborating with stakeholders and water agencies, she’s coaching youth soccer and using her conflict resolution skills on the pitch.