2018-2019 Board of Directors

CAPIO’S Board of Directors is elected by the membership, by e-mail ballot sent in March/April of each year. Board terms are two year terms.  Approximately half of the Board positions rotate each year according to the schedule set out in the bylaws.  All members in good standing and located in California are eligible to serve on and vote for the CAPIO board. A call for elections is held in January with the election in February/March.


Christine Brainerd, APR


Communications Manager
City of Folsom
50 Natoma Street
Folsom, CA 95630
Office: 916.351-3360

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Amy E. Williams


Assistant to the City Manager
City of Sacramento
915 I Street, Fifth Floor
Sacramanto, CA 95814
Office: 916.808.5014

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C.L. Lopez

Immediate Past-President

Human Services Communications Officer
County of San Bernardino
295 E. Caroline Street, Suite C
San Bernardino, CA 92415
Office: 909.420.6429

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Krista Noonan


Director of Communications
California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS)
100 Waterfront Place
West Sacramento, CA 95605
Office: 916.414.1400

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Tom Christensen

Vice President – Conference

Communications Specialist
County of San Diego
1600 Pacific Highway
San Diego, CA 92101

Office: 619.515.6535

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Sarah Macdonald

Vice President - Awards

Communications Officer
City of San Marcos
One San Marcos Drive
San Marcos, CA
Office:  760.744.1050 ext. 3174

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Kaylee Weatherly

Communications Chair

Public Information Officer
Long Beach Water
1800 E. Wardlow Road
Long Beach, CA 90807
Office: 562.570.2314

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Rachel McGuire, APR

Education and Development Chair

Communications Manager
Western Municipal Water District
14205 Meridian Parkway
Riverside, CA 92518
Office: 951.571.7255

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Maurice Chaney

Social Media Chair

Public Information Officer
Environmental Utilities
City of Roseville
Office: 916-774-5539

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Nicole Coleman

Website Chair

Public Affairs Manager
Sacramento Area Sewer District and Regional San
10060 Goethe Road
Sacramento, CA  95827
Office: 916.876.6246

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Jacqui Diaz

Membership Chair - Northern CA

Project Manager
City of San Leandro
1285 Glen Drive
San Leandro, CA 94577
Office: 510.828.1442

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Kathie Martin

Membership Chair – Southern CA

Public Information Officer
Santa Clarita Valley Water
26521 Summit Circle
Santa Clarita, CA 91350
Office: 661-513-1265

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Elizabeth Emmett

Northern CA Director At-Large

Director of Communications and Community Engagement 
Napa Valley Unified School District
2425 Jefferson St.
Napa, CA 94558
Office: 707.259.7525

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Bill Nash

Central CA Director At-Large

Public Information Officer / County Executive Office
County of Ventura
800 S. Victoria Ave.
Ventura, CA 93009
Office: 805.658.4500

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Erin Morales

Southern CA Director At-Large

Lead Community Outreach Specialist
Cucamonga Valley Water District
10440 Ashford Street
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
Office: 909.483.7462

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Amy Orr

Association & Conference Manager

ORRganized Events
P.O. Box 8840
Chico, CA 95927

844-CAPIO55 / 844- 227-4655
530-924-5444 CAPIO Direct line
530-345-1109 ORRganized events line

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