Joan Lopez is a Projects Program Coordinator with the California Water Science Center (CAWSC). She answers questions regarding project proposal reviews, project reviews, the Science Program Integration Group, the California Leadership Team, and the Peer Support Worker Program.
Joan started with the California Water Science Center as a surface water Hydrologic Technician in 2012 while completing her Bachelors of Science in Geology from California State University, Sacramento. After graduating in 2015, She continued to work for the center as a Hydrologist running the sediment lab in Sacramento, CA and supporting laboratory safety activities as well as applying GIS to bathymetric surveys. She then took on the position of Projects Program Coordinator in 2019 where she continues today to support the CAWSC Projects Program and the Associate Director for Projects, while she also obtained her Associates of Science degree in Geographical Information Systems from American River College in 2020.
Education and Certifications
BS, Geology, California State University, Sacramento
AS, Geographic Information Systems, American River College