Mike A. Hamman is the Chief Engineer / Chief Executive Officer of the Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District, located in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Mr. Hamman possesses more than 33 years of engineering and water resources management experience with extensive knowledge of New Mexico water resource development projects and issues.
Prior to the MRGCD Mr. Hamman was the Area Manager for the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, a federal water management agency with 13 projects from the San Luis Valley in Colorado to Fort Quitman in Texas. As Area Manager, he lead a staff of 190 in six field offices that perform operations and maintenance of well fields, diversion dams, large dams and reservoirs such as Elephant Butte, river channel maintenance on the Rio Grande and Pecos basins, water modeling and accounting for project water, and implementation of endangered species programs. In addition, Mr. Hamman worked as a Regional Water Planner for the NM Interstate stream Commission, Water Utility Director for the City of Santa Fe, and Water Administrator for the Jicarilla Apache Nation.
Mr. Hamman was raised in Taos and received his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of New Mexico. He and his family currently reside in Corrales.