Company: CA Dept of Water Resources
Title: Deputy Director
Katherine S. Kishaba is the Department of Water Resources’ Deputy Director of Business Operations. She is a key member of the Executive Team and has executive responsibilities for the Department's financial management, human resources, procurement, business services, facilities management, technology, and safety programs. She is the Chair of the Department’s Governance Board.
Prior to assuming her current role, Kathie served as the Department's Budget Officer and was responsible for the development and administration of DWR's multi-billion dollar budget. Previously, Kathie also oversaw all administrative activities of DWR's Bay-Delta Office and worked in the administrative sections of DWR's former Division of Land and Right of Way and Office of Water Education (now the Public Affairs Office).
Kathie holds both a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of California, Davis' Graduate School of Management, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Science from the University of California, Berkeley.