Oversight: Colorado River Drought Conditions and Response Measures – Day One

Water, Oceans, and Wildlife Subcommittee Date: Friday, October 15, 2021 Time: 02:00 PM Presiding: The Honorable Jared Huffman, Chair

On Friday, October 15, 2021 at 2:00 PM ET, the Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife will hold a virtual, fully remote oversight hearing titled, “Colorado River Drought Conditions and Response Measures – Day One.” For hearing materials and schedules, please visit U.S. House of Representatives, Committee Repository at http://docs.house.gov/.

Witness List

Panel I: Federal and Tribal Government Witnesses

Ms. Tanya Trujillo (testimony)

Assistant Secretary for Water and Science Department of the Interior

Washington, DC

Mr. Daryl Vigil (testimony)

Jicarilla Apache Water Administrator and Co- Facilitator

Water & Tribes Initiative in the Colorado River Basin

Dulce, NM

Ms. Amelia Flores (minority witness) (testimony)

Colorado Indian River Tribes Parker, Arizona


Panel II: State Witnesses

Mr. Tom Buschatzke (testimony)


Arizona Department of Water Resources

Phoenix, Arizona

Mr. Peter Nelson (testimony)


Colorado River Board of California

Glendale, CA

Mr. John Entsminger (testimony)

General Manager

Southern Nevada Water Authority

Las Vegas, NV

Ms. Rebecca Mitchell (testimony)


Colorado Water Conservation Board

Denver, CO

Mr. John D’Antonio (testimony)

State Engineer New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM

Mr. Gene Shawcroft (testimony)

General Manager

Central Utah Water Conservancy District

Orem, Utah

Mr. Pat Tyrrell (testimony)

Wyoming Commissioner to the Upper Colorado River Commission

State of Wyoming