RETIRED - Chief Operating Officer for the Water Utility Enterprise
James Fiedler was the Chief Operating Officer for the Santa Clara Valley Water District’s Water Utility Enterprise. He has served in this capacity since 2007. A member of the district staff since 1982, he has over 29 years of leadership and engineering experience in the area of water supply, flood control and watershed stewardship. His management and technical experience includes regional water resources, flood and environmental planning, design, construction, operations and maintenance of water supply and flood protection infrastructure.
James is a registered civil engineer in California. He is a graduate of Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering, and a graduate of Stanford University with a Master's degree in Civil Engineering.