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Margie Wheeler

Dr. Margie Wheeler


Dr. Margie J. Wheeler is an Executive Strategist for The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California. She currently works on Bay-Delta Initiatives. Margie earned a Doctorate of Policy, Planning and Development from the University of Southern California and currently serves as president of Leadership California.

An employee of Metropolitan for nearly 25 years, she has held various positions in Water Planning, Public Affairs and the Executive Office. She also owned a resource management consulting company responsible for the development and implementation of award winning resource conservation education programs. Margie is an adjunct professor at the University of La Verne’s College of Business and Public Management.

She earned a masters degree in advanced management from the Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management at the Claremont Graduate University and a masters of business administration degree from the University of La Verne. She is a member of Beta Gamma Sigma.

Margie is currently serves on the boards of Leadership California, Southern California Leadership Network, and is a member of the University of La Verne’s College of Business and Public Administration Advisory Board. She is a member of the Pacific Council on International Policy.