The North Kings GSA is led and staffed by its Executive Officer, and receives supplemental support from its member agencies and technical consultants. Under the direction of its Executive Officer the North Kings GSA can effectively accomplish the groundwater sustainability goals for the region.
Kassy Chauhan, Executive Officer
Kassy Chauhan previously served as a Senior Sanitary Engineer with the State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water in Fresno. Since transitioning into the role of Executive Officer in 2020, Chauhan has helped finalize and submit the Groundwater Sustainability Plan (GSP) to the State (Department of Water Resources). She also serves as Special Projects Manager for Fresno Irrigation District, a member agency of the North Kings GSA. Chauhan has extensive experience with elected boards, public relations, disadvantaged communities as well as local, state and federal agency interactions.
Chauhan worked for 19 years in the drinking water industry at the State Water Resources Control Board (2014-2019) and the Department of Public Health (2000-2014). She has been responsible for the regulatory oversight of over 370 public water systems in Fresno, Madera, Merced, Mariposa and Tuolumne counties. Prior to employment with the State, she worked for a private local engineering firm, Boyle Engineering, working on numerous water infrastructure projects for a 3-year period. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from California State University, Fresno and is a licensed professional civil engineer. She grew up in the agriculturally rich Imperial Valley.