Laura lives in the Thermalands area, northeast of Lincoln, with her husband Michael and their dog Uli. She received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California, Davis, in 1992, majoring in Civil Engineering. She has worked for over 26 years in the field of water resources as a registered civil engineer. Her work experience includes time with both private consulting firms and public agencies. Laura served in the United States Air Force from 1979 to 1982. She now serves her local community on the NID Board utilizing her years of education and experience in the water field. She currently serves as the vice chair of the board.
About Division 4
NID’s Division 4 is the southern-most Division of NID, lying completely within Placer County. It is heavily agricultural, with mostly farmland lying between two more urban areas: Lincoln on the west and North Auburn on the east. NID provides both treated water to residential customers and raw water to agricultural customers in Division 4.
The Nevada Irrigation District is an independent special water district by and for the people who live within its 287,000-acre boundaries. NID’s boundaries include much of western Nevada County and parts of northern Placer County.