Executive Director, California Tahoe Conservancy
Patrick Wright is the Executive Director of the California Tahoe Conservancy, a state agency charged with protecting and enhancing the extraordinary natural and recreational resources of the Lake Tahoe Basin.
He is also a founder and member of the Board of Advisors of the Tahoe Fund. Wright was previously the Director of the CALFED Bay-Delta Program, where he led a consortium of agencies and stakeholders in developing and managing one of the nation’s largest collaborative water management programs.
He has also served as Deputy Secretary of the California Resources Agency, Senior Policy Advisor to the Regional Administrator of EPA and the Deputy Secretary of Interior, and held positions in EPA’s Air and Water Management Programs in San Francisco.