Laura has served on the SFEI Board of Directors since 2011, and as Vice-Chair since 2016. She is the Risk Reduction, Re-use and Recovery Manager for the San Francisco Public Utility Commission (SFPUC); her previous role with the SFPUC was as the Regulatory Compliance Program Manager (2010-2018). Prior to the SFPUC, Laura was the Ocean Attorney for the Natural Resources Defense Council (2006-2010), and also worked for the National Parks Service at Point Reyes National Seashore (2005-06) and the Nature Conservancy (2004-05). Laura was an associate attorney for Dorsey and Whitney LLP (1997-2000) and a business consultant for McKinsey and Company (2000-03). She also currently serves as the SFPUC representative to the BACWA Board (former chair) and is the Co-Chair of the CASA Water Committee.