Scott S. Slater
Chairperson of the Board

Mr. Slater has served as a director of the Company since 2012.  He was named Chairperson of the Board of Directors in July 2022. Mr. Slater is a shareholder with the law firm of Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck with 40 years of experience representing clients in complex water matters. He serves as a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. Mr. Slater is an experienced litigator, and he now primarily provides transactional and strategic counseling. He was the lead negotiator of the largest water conservation-based transfer in United States history. The author of California Water Law and Policy, the leading water law treatise in California, he also taught water law at several graduate and law schools in the United States, Australia and China. He was the principal author of strategy to decentralize groundwater sustainability planning for the Republic of Tunisia. He was selected by the California Daily Journal as one of the 100 best  lawyers in California. From 2011 until January 1, 2024, he served as the President, Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors of Cadiz, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDZI) .  He currently serves as a senior advisor to Cadiz, Inc. 

With his significant experience in the water field, Mr. Slater brings vast knowledge to the Board of Directors and the Company to assist them in, among other things, continued stewardship and management of the Company’s water assets. 

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