Christoph Dobson was appointed Director of Policy and Planning in July 2013. As director, he oversees the long-range planning efforts, rate and fee development, regulatory and legislative affairs, scientific research, wastewater source control and high-level policy development for both Regional San and the Sacramento Area Sewer District (SASD).
Dobson began his public sector career in 1992 with the Water Resources Division of Sacramento County. In 1993, Dobson joined Regional San and SASD as an Engineering Technician working in the GIS section. In 2006, he was named Director of Operations for SASD, where he was responsible for the day-to-day operations of the District.
Dobson holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of California, Davis, and is a registered professional engineer in the State of California. He also holds a Grade I Collection System Maintenance Certificate from the California Water Environment Association.