February 7, 2023
Arizona WestWater Forum: The Economic Value of Water
Please join us on Wednesday, February 22nd at 3:00 p.m. at the N. Scottsdale O.H.S.O. Brewery for networking and a panel discussion on how new industrial water demands stack up against other existing and future community water needs. The reception, which includes a hosted bar and hors d’oeuvres, will start at 3:00 p.m. and the hour-long panel discussion will begin at 4:00 p.m. We look forward to seeing you there!
City of Phoenix
Cynthia Campbell is the Water Resources Management Advisor for the City of Phoenix, a position she has held for over 6 years. She manages the City’s water portfolio and advises the City Manager and Water Services Department on policy issues relating to long-range water planning and strategy. She is the City’s liaison with the State of Arizona, Central Arizona Project, Salt River Project and other organizations on water resource issues. Previously, Cynthia served the City of Phoenix as an Assistant City Attorney for five years. She also served five years as Compliance Manager of the Water Quality Division of the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality and three years as an Assistant Attorney General at the Arizona Attorney General’s Office. She is a graduate of Northwestern University School of Law and has a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Greater Phoenix Economic Council
As Chief of Staff, Maureen (Mo) Howell is responsible for supporting all of GPEC’s departments to enhance compliance and financial reporting, manage organizational systems and processes, and provide strategic coordination of advisory and engagement councils. Maureen spent four years at the Greater Phoenix Economic Council on the Research and Analytics team, providing data and policy analysis to drive the region’s economic development strategy, and bringing value to GPEC stakeholders before leaving to spend time in the private sector with Economic Incentives Advisory Group. Maureen is an Arizona native, born and raised in Tempe. She completed a Bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education from the University of Arizona and a Master’s degree in Public Policy from Arizona State University. Maureen is a Leading for Change Fellow and an alumnus of Tempe Leadership.
Austin has 10+ years in manufacturing & engineering leadership positions with large food and beverage manufacturers across the US. He recently has launched a consulting company, Atlas Ventures, which primarily provides project management and engineering services for the manufacturing sector with a focus on water stewardship and sustainability.
Jessica Fox is the Southwest Regional Director for WestWater Research and leads the firm’s Phoenix office. She is a dedicated water resources professional, bringing over ten years of experience in Arizona water policy and management. She has extensive experience developing and advocating for policy solutions and strategies to address groundwater and surface water issues affecting the desert southwest. While working for Arizona’s largest renewable water supplier, Jessica developed datasets and modeling tools to evaluate water supply and demand scenarios, analyze water shortage impacts, and implement effective policies and programs to achieve the organization’s strategic goals