Board Member (June 2012 – present)
Omar is the current elected vicepresident of Global Water Watch, Inc. He has a degree in Agricultural Engineering from the University of Rosario, Argentina. He studied also in Italy and the US and worked for the National Institute of Fisheries Research in Argentina, and the City of Rosario Aquarium, where he specialized on Aquatic Environments and Aquaculture. As a private professional he founded in 1995 an aquariums & ponds design-construction and maintenance business group; he also worked in Spain on the ornamental fish industry.
Omar has developed a long lasting relationship with the city of Auburn and the School of Fisheries, Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences at Auburn University (SFAAS) since 1992. In 2004 Omar was hired by the SFAAS to collaborate on the Tallapossa Watershed Project, a state wide environmental research-outreach project funded by the USDA. Since 2003 he has been associated with GWW and was elected GWW Inc Vice-president of the Board of Director on December 2014. Among his many duties and accomplishments he made possible to get started a GWW project in Argentina, and currently is the GWW-Argentina Program Coordinator.