Arturo Delgado, Assistant Secretary for Salton Sea Policy

Photo of Arturo DelgadoArturo Delgado joined the California Natural Resources Agency in October 2019 as the Assistant Secretary for Salton Sea Policy. Arturo serves as a key advisor to the Secretary of Natural Resources on Salton Sea policy and leads the State's Salton Sea Management Program charged with ecosystem restoration and addressing air quality and ecological threats at the Salton Sea. He served as Salton Sea program manager at the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) in 2018. From 2010 to 2018, he held several leadership positions at the U.S. Forest Service (USFS), including a district ranger at the San Bernardino National Forest. Before working at the USFS, Arturo held several positions at CDFW. Arturo earned a bachelor's in biology and master's in biological conservation at California State University, Sacramento.