As director of the Resource Management Division, Jennette Seachrist oversees the bureaus that plan, develop and implement District water resource management initiatives concerning water supply, flood protection, natural systems and water quality. The initiatives include water supply planning and development of alternative water supplies, such as conservation, reuse, and aquifer storage and recovery, as well as the implementation of the District’s springs and Ridge lakes restoration initiatives and the watershed management, minimum flows and levels, Facilitating Agricultural Resource Management Systems (FARMS) and Surface Water Improvement and Management (SWIM) programs.
Seachrist joined the District in 2004 and has served as bureau chief of Natural Systems & Restoration and manager of the SWIM Program. Prior to coming to the District, she was a consulting engineer in the private sector.
Seachrist is a licensed professional engineer in Florida and has a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of South Florida (1995).