Bruce just completed his doctorate studies in hydroclimatology at UCSC and focused on the relationship of climatology with hydrology and hydrogeology. He is also a former governor-appointed member and chair of the California Regional Water Quality Control Board (1999-2005). His professional memberships include the Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA), Association of Groundwater Scientists and Engineers (AGWSE), Groundwater Resources Association of California (GRAC), International Association of Hydrogeologists (IAH), American Water Resources Association (AWRA), American Geophysical Union (AGU), and Save our Shores.
Bruce has been a member of the Board since 2000. Bruce also serves as the District representative on the Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA), on the Public Outreach Committee, and on the Finance and Administrative Services Committee.