Lisa Thompson, PhD – Chief Scientist


Lisa Thompson was appointed Chief Scientist for Regional San in 2014. As Chief Scientist, she leads and supports Regional San’s efforts regarding compliance with permit-related studies and Delta research. She also serves as a technical resource for all scientific research needs for both Regional San and the Sacramento Area Sewer District.

Thompson was previously employed by the University of California, Davis, for 13 years, where she served in various positions, including Specialist in Cooperative Extension in the Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology Department, and Director of the Center for Aquatic Biology and Aquaculture.

Thompson holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology from the University of Toronto, a Master of Science degree in Biology from McGill University in Montreal, and a Doctorate degree in Zoology from the University of British Columbia.

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