General inquiries

SMC leadership team

The SMC’s operations are administered by a two-person administrative staff made up of the SMC Administrator and the SMC Budget Manager. This pair works closely with an elected SMC Steering Committee Chair and Vice Chair(s) to administer projects, manage budgets and finances, and help promote the SMC’s work in the broader stormwater management field.

SMC Administrator

Gerhardt Hubner

Independent consultant


SMC Budget Manager

Ken Schiff

Deputy Director, Southern California Coastal Water Research Project


SMC Steering Committee

Rebekah Guill, Chair

Senior Flood Control Planner, Riverside County Flood Control and Water Conservation District


David Laak, Vice Chair

Stormwater Resource Manager, Ventura County Watershed Protection District


Dr. Joanna Wisniewska, Vice Chair

Landuse Environmental Planner III, County of San Diego Watershed Protection Program