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The Barstow Speaker Series hosted by the...

The Barstow Speaker Series hosted by the
Colorado River Foundation Featuring the distinguished guest speaker Pat Mulroy, General Manager Las Vegas Valley Water District - Southern Nevada Water Authority
Thursday, June 7, 2012
11:00-11:30am Check-in & Lunch Served
11:30-1:00pm Presentation
Four Seasons Hotel Austin
$40 General Admission
Free for CRF Tributary League Members
$20 for CRF River Society Members & Students

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    • Defying the Odds You cannot afford to miss Pat Mulroy Trials, Tribulation, Triumph and Water The Barstow Speaker Series hosted by the Colorado River Foundation Featuring the distinguished guest speaker Pat Mulroy General Manager Las Vegas Valley Water District Southern Nevada Water Authority Thursday, June 7, 2012 11:00-11:30am Check-in & Lunch Served 11:30-1:00pm Presentation Four Seasons Hotel Austin $40 General Admission Free for CRF Tributary League Members $20 for CRF River Society Members & Students Proceeds benefit the Colorado River Foundation. To purchase tickets, please go to http://crfevent.eventbrite.com,email contact@coloradoriver.org or call 512-498-1587.
    • About the Barstow Speaker SeriesCreated by a generous gift from the Barstow Foundation, the goal of the BarstowSpeaker Series is to bring prominent business, community, and environmental leadersto address members and friends of the Colorado River Foundation on a variety oftopics pertaining to environmental stewardship. About the Colorado River FoundationThe Colorado River Foundation, based in Austin, Texas, is the only nonprofit organizationdedicated solely to the conservation and protection of the Texas Colorado River. TheColorado River Foundation has been increasing community awareness of the ColoradoRiver’s environmental and economic importance since 1994. We provide, conduct and supportenvironmental science and outdoor education programs for youth, river cleanups, and otherriver-centered projects that bring awareness to the Colorado River.The Colorado River Foundation:• Boosts stewardship of the Colorado River through hands-on learning and recreation programs for youth reaching over 5,000 children each year;• Partners with the community to remove an average of 5 tons of trash from the river each year;• Promotes public awareness of the important role the Colorado River plays in Texas through programs like our annual Family Clean Water Festival and River Ramble Canoe and Kayak Race, engaging over 1,000 central Texas each year;• Encourages balance between the economy and the environment, between wise use and overuse, and between upstream and downstream communities. Upcoming CRF Events Celebrate World Environment Day at the Round Rock Express, 6/5/2012 18th Annual Lake Travis Underwater & Shoreline Cleanup, 9/9/2012 More donor appreciation events coming this summer! For more information, please visit us at www.coloradoriver.org.
    • Patricia Mulroy General Manager g y Las Vegas Valley Water District Southern Nevada Water AuthorityPat Mulroy oversees the operations of the Las Vegas Valley Water District, which servesmore than 340,000 customers, and the Southern Nevada Water Authority, which isresponsible for acquiring, treating and delivering water to local agencies that collectivelyserve 2 million residents and nearly 40 million annual visitors. Mulroy joined the Districtmore than 20 years ago and began serving as its general manager in 1989. She was aprincipal architect of the Authority, which has served as a model for other Western wateragencies since its creation in 1991.As general manager of one of the country’s most progressive water agencies, Mulroy isexceptionally active in regional and national water issues. She serves as President of theAssociation of Metropolitan Water Agencies, and is on the Board of Trustees of theWater Research Foundation, the Board of Directors of the National Water ResourcesAssociation, and is a member of the American Water Works Association. Additionally,she was the original chairperson of the Western Urban Water Coalition and served onthe Colorado River Water Users Association’s board of directors.A resident of Southern Nevada for more than three decades, Mulroy is equally active inthe community. She currently chairs the University of Nevada, Las Vegas College ofSciences Advisory Board, and has served on the Nevada Public Radio Board ofDirectors. Mulroy is also actively involved with the Diocese of Las Vegas. Her honorsinclude National Jewish Medical and Research Center’s Humanitarian Award, theUniversity and Community College System of Nevada Board of Regents DistinguishedNevadan Award, and the Public Education Foundation’s Education Hero Award.Mulroy served as special assistant to the Clark County Manager and as Clark CountyJustice Court Administrator before joining the District. She and her husband, Robert,have two children. Mulroy’s recreational interests include skiing and reading.