Sergio S. RuizCórdova
Board Member (June 2012 – present)
A native from Guatemala, Sergio became associated with Global Water Watch (GWW) and the International Center for Aquacultures and Aquatic Environments, while pursuing a degree in Aquatic Ecology, in the Auburn University School of Fisheries, Aquaculture, and Aquatic Sciences. He has assisted in many GWW activities since 1994 and is the Data Management Coordinator whose work primarily involves maintaining office and online databases and creating data reports. Sergio has given presentations at local, national and international conferences and is author of journal articles, book chapters, and reports.
Sergio works closely with citizens of all backgrounds and ages encouraging awareness about water issues and environmental stewardship, and has conducted hundreds of water monitoring and community-based watershed stewardship workshops and surveys in the U.S.A. and internationally. With more than 10 years experience in online water-related database development and training citizen volunteers in water monitoring, Sergio is a key player in the design and development of the GWW online databases which have revolutionized the way citizen volunteer water monitors worldwide are able to enter, analyze, share and retrieve their information. RuizCórdova is the current treasurer of the nongovernmental organization, GWW, Inc.