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Bachelor of Science, Environmental Geosciences, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana

Undergraduate studies in Natural and Physical Sciences, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana

Continuing education studies in land use planning, land use law, and environmental impact analysis,       

University of California, Los Angeles, California


Board of Directors and President, California Association of Recreation and Park Districts

Board of Directors, Conejo Open Space and Conservation Agency

Board of Directors, Conejo Recreation and Park District

Board of Directors, President-electImmediate Past President, Ventura County Association of Water Agencies

Board of Directors, Vice Chair, Ventura County Economic Development Association


Mr. Gibson has more than 40 years of experience managing and conducting environmental studies related to water resource projects throughout the United States. His clients have included federal, state, and local government agencies as well as private-sector clients.

Mr. Gibson leads the firm’s resource management group and has extensive experience in working on projects throughout the western United States. His background includes work with various federal agencies, including as the Bureau of Land Management, the National Park Service, and the US Forest Service. Additionally, he has worked with numerous regional and local agencies in California and other western states.

Mr. Gibson is a recognized expert in conservation and open space efforts, including trails management. He is the immediate past president of the Association of Water Agencies of Ventura County. In addition, he currently  has serveds as a director onon the boards of the Conejo Recreation and Park District  and the Conejo Open Space Conservation Agency, which collectively manage more than 150 miles of multipurpose trails. He oversaw the Ventura County Open Space Technical Advisory Committee, and currently sits on the California Association of Recreation and Park Districts’ board of directors.

Among his specialties include the preparation of hydrologic analysis of surface water improvements, and studies requiring analyses of surface hydrology and water quality management. 

Joe Gibson, Partner

Practice group leader, water and natural resources