Opportunity Green Business Conference 2011 Speakers
Metropolitan Water District and Board member of the Southern California Leadership Network
Margie J. Wheeler is an Executive Strategist for The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California. She currently works within Metropolitan’s Bay-Delta Initiatives program focused on long-term strategic planning and manages one of Metropolitan’s strategic communications programs. Margie is currently pursuing a Doctor of Policy, Planning and Development at the University of Southern California. An employee of Metropolitan for nearly 18 years, she has held various positions in Water Planning, Public Affairs and the Executive Office, where she supported strategic initiatives and Metropolitan’s 37-member board of directors. . She also owned a resource management consulting company responsible for the development and implementation of award winning resource conservation education programs. Margie served as an adjunct professor at Mt. San Antonio Community College for more than 12 years. She earned a masters degree in advanced management from the Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management at the Claremont Graduate University and a masters of business administration degree from the University of La Verne. She is a member of Beta Gamma Sigma. Margie currently serves on the Southern California Leadership Network Board and oversees program development as the Curriculum Chair. She is also a member of the University of La Verne School of Business and Public Administration Advisory Board.