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Brown Bag Webinar - Toward a Sense of the Basin: Designing a Collaborative Process to Develop the Next Set of Guidelines for the Colorado River System
Daryl Vigil, Co-facilitator, Water and Tribes Initiative
Daryl Vigil will provide an overview of Toward a Sense of the Basin: Designing a Collaborative Process to Develop the Next Set of Guidelines for the Colorado River, a report from the Water and Tribes Initiative, which since 2017 has pursued two complementary objectives: 1) to enhance tribal capacity to participate in basin-wide policy decisions and 2) to advance sustainable water management in the basin through collaborative decision-making.
Daryl Vigil is an enrolled member of the Jicarilla Apache Nation and serves as the Nation’s Water Administrator. He is also of Jemez Pueblo and Zia Pueblo. Vigil is the Co-facilitator of the Water Tribes Initiative, an effort to enhance the capacity of tribes and to advance sustainable water management through collaborative decision-making. In addition, he serves as Chairman of Water is Life a Tribal Partnership, Interim Executive Director for the Colorado River Ten Tribes Partnership, and past Chairman of the Colorado River Ten Tribes Partnership, past Chairman of the Board of the Jicarilla Apache Utility Authority, and past President/CEO of the Apache Nugget Corporation, the Jicarilla Apache Nation’s Gaming Enterprise. He also is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Colorado River Water Users Association and serves as its Secretary/Treasurer.
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