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PRESS RELEASE: Bolding Appoints Tim Thomure to Water Infrastructure Finance Authority Board


November 7, 2022

Bolding Appoints Tim Thomure to Water Infrastructure Finance Authority Board

PIMA COUNTY, AZ – House Democratic Leader Reginald Bolding today appointed Tucson's Assistant City Manager Tim Thomure to the new Water Infrastructure Finance Authority Board. Leader Bolding's pick of Thomure is the final piece of the board, which will have its first meeting on Nov. 10. WIFA's new mission was outlined as part of the historic bipartisan water infrastructure deal (SB1740) negotiated and passed during the 2022 legislative session.

“So much of Arizona’s future depends on how well this board performs its mission of funding projects that help conserve our current water supplies and secure additional long-term and sustainable sources of water for our growing state, which continues to bear the brunt of the region’s ongoing aridification,” Bolding said. "Tim Thomure has dedicated his life and extensive expertise to making smart water policy decisions. I have no doubt this dedication will extend to the WIFA Board. This Board is the future of water policy in Arizona – and Tim has more than earned his place at that table to make big decisions for the future of our state and people.”

“Water security is critical to Arizona’s economy, environment, and our quality of life,” said Thomure. “I am honored to be selected by Representative Bolding to add Southern Arizona’s voice to the WIFA Board as we work on sustainable water solutions for our state.”

Thomure is a licensed Civil Engineer and has served the City of Tucson in some capacity since 2016, first as the Director of Tucson Water and now as the Assistant City Manager. His professional experience also includes not only public service, but HDR Engineering, Inc., a multi-state company where he served as a leader for offices in Tucson, Phoenix, Albuquerque and Las Vegas.

Thomure has a master’s degree in Water Resources Engineering and a Graduate Certificate in Water Policy from the University of Arizona. He completed his undergraduate degree in Geography at the University of Illinois and is currently in a PhD program for Geography at U of A.

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