PRESS RELEASE: KWUA Announces New Executive Director
February 25, 2005


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Klamath Falls, OR The Klamath Water Users Association today named Greg Addington as their new Executive Director. "We are excited to have Greg as a part of the Klamath Water Users Association team," announces KWUA President Steve Kandra. "Greg brings talent and energy to an association whos mission is to preserve, protect and defend the water and power rights of the landowners of the Klamath Basin while promoting wise management of ecosystem resources."

"I am looking forward to working with the members and the board of this organization to help find solutions and some level of certainty for the farm families who are the foundation of this community" said Greg Addington.

Greg has spent the last three years in the Governmental Affairs Division of the Farm Bureau. His areas of responsibility included public affairs, fish & wildlife, wetlands, livestock, and national affairs/congressional relations. Prior to moving to Salem, he served for six years as a Regional Manager for the organization, covering southern Oregon. He is a native of Eagle Point, in Jackson County.

"This is an exciting opportunity for my family and me," said Addington. "Its a kind of homecoming for me. I have family in the area and have spent a lot of time in Klamath County. It will be nice to be back in Southern Oregon".

Addington will be wrapping up some of his legislative work in Salem through the end of March and is scheduled to start with the Water Users the first week of April.

He and his wife Monica have a six-year old daughter, Sarah and a two-year old son Reese


Klamath Water Users Association
2455 Patterson Street, Suite 3
Klamath Falls, Oregon 97603
Phone (541) 883-6100
FAX   (541) 883-8893 

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