California Association of Sanitation Agencies announced the selection of CASA’ s new Executive Director. Following an open process, the Board of Directors was pleased to select Adam Link, CASA’s current Director of Operations, to assume the role in January upon Bobbi Larson’s retirement.
CASA’s President Traci Minamide noted “This is a very exciting time for CASA. Adam’s appointment is an affirmation of CASA’s multi-year succession planning effort. He will provide a fresh leadership perspective while maintaining the high level of advocacy and service our members have come to expect.”
Adam has been with CASA for nearly seven years and has managed numerous aspects of the organization including a variety of legal, regulatory and legislative initiatives. Prior to joining CASA Adam was a practicing attorney focused on environmental and local government law. He holds degrees from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law.
“Adam has been a key factor in CASA’s success over the years, and I can’t think of anyone better suited to lead the organization into the future” said Bobbi Larson. “He is bright, capable and well respected by regulators, stakeholders, our members and staff.”
Adam will be working with the current Executive Director, Board of Directors and staff over the next several months to finalize a transition plan, organizational structure and strategic direction that ensures CASA will continue to provide excellent service to its members in the coming years.