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Maui’s Jeffrey Pearson Confirmed to Water Commission as Deputy/CEO

August 11, 2015, 3:19 PM HST
* Updated August 11, 3:20 PM
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Jeff Pearson. Courtesy photo.

Jeff Pearson. Courtesy photo.

By Maui Now Staff

Maui’s Jeffrey T. Pearson was confirmed today to an appointment on the state Commission on Water Resource Management as deputy to the chairperson and chief executive officer of the commission.

Pearson most recently served as the manager of capital improvement projects for Maui County’s Department of Water Supply.

Prior to that, he was the water manager for Maui Land and Pineapple Company and served as deputy director for Maui County’s Department of Water Supply. He has also worked in the private engineering sector.

“Jeff has the skills and experience that will be needed to administer and continue the implementation of Hawaiʻi’s water code,” said CWRM and DLNR Chair Suzanne Case in a commission announcement.  “He will work closely with the commission, CWRM staff and all stakeholders to address the critical water issues facing all of Hawaiʻi,” Case said.


Pearson holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Minnesota and earned his PE credentials in Hawaiʻi. He’s been a resident of Maui for the past 30 years and is an active member of a number of community, non-profit and sports organizations. He begins work with the CWRM on August 24, 2015.

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