OCSD Names New Director of Environmental Services

Post Date:05/16/2019 2:41 PM

The Orange County Sanitation District (OCSD) recently selected Ms. Lan Wiborg, to serve as the new Director of Environmental Services. 

 Ms. Wiborg comes to OCSD with more than 20 years of water and wastewater utility experience. She served as the City of San Diego’s Deputy Public Utilities Director of Long-Range Planning and Water Resources, where she oversaw water resource development and planning, watershed protection, water conservation, climate change adaptation, and grid-scale pumped hydropower energy storage programs.

 Wiborg is the inaugural recipient of the San Diego State University (SDSU) Graduate School of Public Health an Distinguished Alumni Award and is a member of Delta Omega, the Honorary Society of Public Health. She also held a faculty appointment at SDSU in the areas of water quality and environmental health from 2014-2016.

As the Director of Environmental Services, Ms. Wiborg will manage the Environmental Services Department with responsibility over environmental compliance, regulatory affairs, the environmental laboratory, ocean monitoring program, and source control operations. 

“Lan was selected from a talented pool of candidates. Her longstanding relationships within the regulatory community and within the water and wastewater industry will be extremely valuable when it comes to managing OCSD’s environmental and regulatory programs,” stated Jim Herberg, OCSD General Manager. “She is an excellent choice and I look forward to working with her as part of OCSD’s Executive Management Team.”

Wiborg holds a Bachelor’s in Mathematical Psychology and Exercise Physiology, and a Master of Public Health in Environmental Health.

In her spare time, Ms. Wiborg enjoys volunteering with watershed protection groups, crafting with natural materials, outdoor adventures and traveling.

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