Pamela has worked in the WASH sector for more than 15 years. She comes to Water4 from Lifewater International where she led their programs and engineering teams in redesigning, deploying, and growing an intensive rural WASH program. Pamela is passionate about optimizing program strategy for maximum impact with metrics-driven approaches. She is excited to lead the Water4 programs team, and is particularly excited by Water4’s long-term district strategy and market-driven approaches.
Pamela holds a BS in Environmental Biology from Taylor University, and a MS in Environmental Geology and a PhD in Water Resources, both from the University of Notre Dame. Pamela’s passion for the WASH sector began at a young age as she personally experienced the impact that unsafe water can have on health while growing up in the South Pacific and Middle East. Pamela lives with her husband, Ben, and sons, Dietrich and Martin, on the Central Coast of California. She enjoys reading, hiking, playing on the beach, and spur of the moment picnics with her family.