Executive Management

Executive Management

Overview

The Sacramento Area Sewer District’s executive management team is comprised of highly experienced professionals who are devoted to our core mission and vision.

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Prabhakar Somavarapu

District Engineer

Prabhakar Somavarapu was appointed District Engineer in June 2013. Somavarapu oversees the operations of both Sacramento Regional County Sanitation District (Regional San) and Sacramento Area Sewer District (SASD).

Somavarapu began his career with Regional San in 1996 in the Engineering Section at the Sacramento Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant (SRWTP). He later managed the Operations Support Group and Asset Management program at SRWTP. He then served as Regional San Director of Operations in charge of operations, maintenance, engineering, administration, construction programs and laboratory services for all Regional San treatment and conveyance facilities.

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Rosemary Clark

Director of SASD Operations

Rosemary Clark was appointed Director of Operations for the Sacramento Area Sewer District (SASD) in 2013. As Director, she oversees Maintenance and Operations, Engineering, Customer Care, Data Management and Business Efficiencies, and Safety and Regulatory Compliance sections.

Clark has more than 25 years of experience with the County of Sacramento, almost all of which have been with the Sanitation Districts. Clark began her career with Sacramento Regional County Sanitation District in 1992 as an Assistant Engineer. She was promoted to Associate Civil Engineer and later transferred to SASD in October 1999. She continued to promote within SASD and served as Principal Engineer from June 2007 until her appointment to Director in 2013.

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Christoph Dobson

Director of Policy and Planning

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 SASD.

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Vacant

Director of Internal Services

This position is currently vacant.

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Nicole Coleman

Public Affairs Manager

Nicole Coleman was hired as the Public Affairs Manager in May 2018. In this role, she is responsible for managing communications, media relations, stakeholder awareness, community engagement, advertising, and social media for both the Sacramento Regional County Sanitation District (Regional San) and the Sacramento Area Sewer District (SASD).

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Joe Maestretti

Chief Financial Officer

Joseph Maestretti was hired as the Chief Financial Officer for the Sacramento Regional County Sanitation District (Regional San) and Sacramento Area Sewer District (SASD) in April 2011. Prior to joining the Districts, Maestretti was employed with the City of Stockton. Since his tenure began with the City in 1990, he held multiple positions, including Capital Improvement Program Coordinator and ultimately Budget Officer. He also served the City as the Fiscal Manager of the Stockton Police Department from 1990 to 2006.

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