Water Blueprint taps Eddie Ocampo as chairperson

Ocampo joins the organization after working with affordable housing developer Self-Help Enterprises.

Eddie Ocampo has been elected as the new chairperson of the Water Blueprint for the San Joaquin Valley. 

The Water Blueprint is an initiative consisting of agriculture, industry, government and nonprofit stakeholders working to develop sustainable water management in the Central Valley. 


The big picture: Ocampo is currently the Director of Community Sustainability at Self-Help Enterprises, a local organization that develops affordable housing. 

  • Along with Ocampo, Daniel Hartwig and Priscilla Rodriguez have joined the Water Blueprint’s board. 
  • Hartwig is the President of the California Fresh Fruit Association and brings extensive knowledge of agricultural water use to the board, as well as representation for fruit growers. 
  • Rodriguez is the Assistant Vice President of the California Cotton Ginners and Growers Association. She has an expertise in water policy and deals with regulatory and legislative issues for the Association. 

What they’re saying: “I am honored to serve as the president of the Water Blueprint for the San Joaquin Valley,” Ocampo said. “I look forward to working with stakeholders across the region to advance our shared goals of sustainable water management and equitable access to resources.” 

  • Ocampo added, “We are thrilled to welcome Daniel Hartwig and Priscilla Rodriguez to the board. Their insights and perspectives will be instrumental in guiding our work and shaping the future of water management in the San Joaquin Valley.” 
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