Glaser Weil is pleased to announce that Noah Perch-Ahern, a Partner in Glaser Weil’s Environmental and Energy Practice Group, has been appointed to the Board of Trustees for the Southern California Water Committee (SCWC). Mr. Perch-Ahern will join some of Southern California’s most well-respected and knowledgeable leaders from the business, agriculture, regional and local government and water sectors, including several County supervisors, city councilmembers and water district general managers.
“It is an honor to be named to this leadership position within the SCWC and to join such an esteemed group of leaders. I look forward to contributing to the Committee’s mission concerning one of California’s most important resources.”
The Southern California Water Committee is a nonprofit, nonpartisan public education partnership dedicated to informing Southern Californians about their water needs and the State's water resources. The SCWC draws approximately 200 leaders across Los Angeles, Orange, San Diego, San Bernardino, Riverside, Ventura, Kern and Imperial counties into its membership to confront California's most critical water issues.
“Noah is a key member of our Environmental and Energy team,” noted Terry Avchen, Founding Partner and Chair of the Environmental & Energy Department. “His deep understanding of this industry’s unique nuisances paired with his demonstrated leadership abilities make him very well-suited and deserving of this position.”
Mr. Perch-Ahern maintains a broad environmental practice that includes a focus on water issues. Mr. Perch-Ahern has litigated a number of cases dealing with water quality issues and water rights, has counseled water utilities and other clients concerning regulatory compliance and administrative issues, and has represented clients with respect to environmental land use matters concerning project development, including CEQA, NEPA and the Endangered Species Act.
Mr. Perch-Ahern is also the President of the Young Professionals in Energy (YPE) Los Angeles, a group that provides educational and networking opportunities for individuals who work throughout the many sectors of the energy industry, and Co-Chair of Environmental, Energy, and Utilities Committee for the Valley Industry and Commerce Association (VICA).
Learn more about the SCWC by visiting their website: www.socalwater.org