Christine Sotelo is the Chief of California's Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program and began her career in environmental and public health protection in 1999 when she took on leadership roles at the California Water Board. She has expertise in the areas of water quality monitoring and assessment; municipal storm water program permitting and auditing; water quality investigations and multi-agency enforcement actions; CEQA compliance, emergency management, public participation and environmental justice. Prior to taking charge of California ELAP she managed California's Municipal Storm Water Program and advanced the state’s regulation of storm water quality by developing rules and policies for protecting California waters. She served as Board of Director for her local watershed council and is the current Ex Officio Board of Director for the California Society of Environmental Analysts.
Christine strives for collaborative solutions to complex problems and champions interdisciplinary project management and multi-benefit approaches.
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