Kelly Rodgers joined the agency in 2006 and is currently the Energy Program Manager at the San Diego County Water Authority, the regional water agency that provides about 80 percent of all the water used in San Diego County. Kelly has over twenty-seven years of professional experience in the public and private sectors, including work on large-scale, complex water and energy projects such as the San Vicente Dam Raise suite of projects. Kelly currently leads strategic water-energy nexus planning efforts that include a potential 500 megawatt Energy Storage Facility at San Vicente Reservoir. In her current role, she leverages opportunities to reduce the agency’s energy costs by maximizing the Water Authority’s existing energy facilities, integrating new energy technologies and supplies, and engaging in regulatory issues. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, a Master’s degree in Business Administration, and a Doctorate degree in Public Policy and Administration with an emphasis on public management, leadership, and strategic planning. Kelly is also a registered civil engineer in California.