identified the roles and responsibilities of the Restoration
Administrator (RA) which is supported by the Technical
The RA is jointly selected
by the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Friant WaterUsers Authority and provides recommendations to the
Secretary of the Interior and the Governor of California
regarding specific elements of the Settlement on certain
issues related the SJRRP’s Restoration Goal.
As of August 1, 2013, Tom Johnson began as the Restoration Administrator, replacing Rod Meade who served in that capacity since January 2009. Ane Deister served as the RA in 2008.