CWEA Past President, Encina Wastewater Authority (Retired), San Bernardino Valley College Associate Professor of Water Technology
San Bernardino Valley College, California
Garry began his career with US Filter Operating Services and in 2003 began working for Encina Wastewater Authority (EWA) as an Electrical Instrumentation Specialist. Garry is now retired and has served as the Systems Manager and the Director of General Services at Encina Wastewater Authority in Carlsbad, California where he was responsible for all mechanical maintenance, Information Technology as well as Automation (SCADA), Electrical, and the instrumentation needs for the agency. Currently, Garry is an Associate Professor of Water at San Bernardino Valley College. He is active within his community and serves as the Executive Director and Founder of a nonprofit organization called The Watchmen that focuses on empowering the socio-economically challenged, single parent families, and at-risk youth in Southeastern San Diego. He also serves on the Board of Directors for Rancho Damacitas, a local nonprofit that assists homeless single moms and transitional foster youth enter into society. His educational achievements include an Associate Degree in Water/Wastewater Technology from San Diego Mesa College, a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Management and a Master of Business Administration Degree from Webster University. He is a member of the Water Environment Federation (WEF). Garry has been certified through the California Water Environment Association (CWEA) and holds a Grade IV Plant Maintenance Technologist Certification and a Grade III Electrical Instrumentation Technologist Certification. Garry has held board positions for the CWEA at both the San Diego Section and California State level. He served as the President of the association in 2016 and is a Past-President of CWEA.