Nicki Pozos, PhD, PE brings 18 years of experience developing infrastructure projects in the Pacific Northwest. Nicki brings a diverse background, encompassing a PhD in Civil Engineering, former work as a life coach, and current work helping leaders evolve their relationships with their staff, themselves, and their communities. She has worked extensively with public works departments, leading elected officials through decision processes, overseeing rate and system development charge studies, and leading preliminary design of a billion-dollar infrastructure project. Nicki is a recognized leader in promoting diversity within the water industry. She has presented on diversity and bias at numerous local and regional conferences, ranging from operator trainings to keynote presentations. Nicki is Board President of Women Leading Water, an organization dedicated to creating a more equitable future.