Danielle Blacet, '97

Danielle Blacet

Position Title
Member, World Water Advisory Board


Danielle Blacet joined California Municipal Utilities Association (CMUA) in 2014 as director for water. She represents CMUA’s water member agencies before the legislature and regulatory agencies on a multitude of issues, including drinking water, drought, water conservation/water use-efficiency, and the water-energy nexus. She has more than 15 years of experience working with California public water agencies and in multimember associations, including the Association of California Water Agencies and Western Growers Association. While at Western Growers, Ms. Blacet helped establish and managed a multistate charitable foundation program providing grants, materials and other resources for water-efficient gardens in K-12 educational institutions. She also has worked in political consulting and public affairs for both statewide and national clients. Ms. Blacet holds a bachelor’s degree in international relations and political science from UC Davis, and a certificate of achievement in computer information science from American River College.