Suzanne Dallman was appointed to the Board of Water Commissioners by Long Beach Mayor Bob Foster in October 2008.
Suzanne is an assistant professor of geography at California State University Long Beach, teaching in the areas of environmental geography and water resources. Prior to her appointment she served as the Technical Director for the Los Angeles & San Gabriel Rivers Watershed Council, a nonprofit devoted to stakeholder-driven solutions to resource issues. Among her many projects there, she managed the Council’s long-term Water Augmentation Study to investigate the practical potential to improve surface water quality and increase local groundwater supplies though infiltration of urban stormwater runoff.
Dr. Dallman also serves on the Board of Directors for the non-profit California Watershed Network and on the steering committee for the Southern California Water Dialogue.
She received her MA from CSULB and Ph.D. from UCLA, both in geography, specializing in environmental policy and water resources.