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Eastern Management Area (EMA) Groundwater Sustainability Agency (GSA)



EMA GSA - Requests for Qualifications for Consulting Services for Executive Director



The Santa Ynez Basin Eastern Management Area Groundwater Sustainability Agency (EMA GSA) was originally formed via a Memorandum of Agreement under the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA). The EMA GSA is in the process of transitioning to governance through a Joint Powers Agreement (expected July 16, 2024) to more effectively implement its Groundwater Sustainability Plan (GSP). As a result, the EMA GSA is seeking Statements of Qualification (SOQs) from qualified firms and individuals to serve as Executive Director of the GSA.

EMA GSA RFQ for Executive Director (June 2024)

Qualification submittals should be received no later than 12:00 pm on July 26, 2024.


One hard copy and one electronic copy should be submitted to:

Matt Young

Santa Barbara County Water Agency

130 E. Victorica Street, Suite 200

Santa Barbara, CA 93105

Questions can be directed to Matt Young by phone at 805.568.3546 or by email at