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Estevan López – Upper Colorado River Compact Commissioner, New Mexico

Say hello to Estevan López. He is New Mexico’s Upper Colorado River Compact Commissioner and Governor’s Representative on Colorado River matters. He is a native New Mexican with over 35 years of engineering experience including top-level water management. He served as Commissioner of the US Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) from 2014-17. Before that, he served as Director of the New Mexico Interstate Stream Commission (ISC) from 2003-14, during which he also served as Upper Colorado River Compact Commissioner and Governor’s Representative on Colorado River matters or New Mexico’s alternate to those positions.