Our Next Show | May 30, 2018
Executive Director, Klamath Water Users Association
Scott White is Executive Director of the Klamath Water Users Association (KWUA), a non-profit organization whose members are primarily irrigation districts and similar entities holding contracts with the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation for the diversion, delivery and use of water from the Klamath Reclamation Project. KWUA member districts, deliver water to more than 170,000 acres of land that sustain approximately 1,200 family farms and ranches in south-central Oregon and northern California.
Prior to coming to KWUA in 2016, Scott worked over 10 years in the public sector for the City of Albany, Oregon and the Oregon Water Resources Department in multiple fields of water management. In 2013, as the Klamath Basin Watermaster, Scott effectively implemented the distribution of water for the first time in history under the newly adjudicated water rights of the Klamath Basin.
White received a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Studies from Oregon State University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Corban University. Scott played baseball collegiately and is actively engaged in the local community including as a youth baseball coach. Scott lives in Klamath Falls with his wife and three children.