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David S. Brookshire appointed to Bernalillo County Water Authority Board

David Brookshire

Posted: August 23, 2012

The Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Authority Board confirmed the new appointment of David S. Brookshire to the Customer Advisory Committee (CAC) on August 22, 2012.

Dr. Brookshire is a Distinguished Professor and Director of the Science Impact Laboratory for Policy and Economics (SILPE) within the Department of Economics at UNM. After completing his B.A. in Economics at California State University at San Diego in 1970, Dr. Brookshire earned his Ph.D. in Economics at the University of New Mexico in 1976. He was on the faculty at the University of Wyoming from 1976 to 1990. He returned to UNM in 1990 and served as Department chair from 1993-2000. Dr. Brookshire specializes in environmental and resource economics.

Among his many appointments, he has served as Policy Sciences Editor of Water Resources Research (published by the American Geophysical Union), served on the Executive Board of the Sustainability of semi-Arid Hydrologic and Riparian Areas (SAHRA) Science and Technology Center at the University of Arizona, served on three National Research Council panels and worked as an economist for the National Water Commission, the U.S. Department of Commerce, and the U.S. Geological Survey.

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