In 1976 Mr. Hather received his B.S. in accounting from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and began his career as a portfolio manager. From 2005 to the present he operates his own portfolio management company. Concurrently, in 1986 Mr. Hather patented an invention which he managed through the stages from concept to national sales and sold the business to a publicly traded company in 1991. In 1986 he also joined the Rotary Club of San Luis Obispo serving as club president in 2008. Mr. Hather’s Rotary project for that year was forming a partnership with Cal Poly’s Engineering Department to assist with the design of an affordable water well drill rig for use in developing countries. From 2009 to present Mr. Hather has been working to advance the water well rig project into a sustainable commercial enterprise. In 2012 Mr. Hather incorporated Lifewater Drilling Technology to manufacture and market water well drill rigs.
Twelve years of teaching in Mechanical Engineering at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California. Have taught a wide variety of courses, but focus is on dynamic system analysis and simulation, control systems, and design. Completely renovated Mechanical Control Systems lab to include computer control, simulation, and leading-edge hydraulic and pneumatic motion control systems. Greatly expanded senior Design course include increased contacts with national, California and local industries. Design work on assistive technology projects for the disabled.
As a native of Uganda, Daudi has an M.A. in international development from the University of Iowa and BA in Economics and Finance and a minor in International Business from Wartburg College in Waverly Iowa.
His experience includes working as the Uganda Country Director for a USAID funded program Agricultural Cooperative Development International/Volunteers in Oversees Cooperative Assistance (ACDI/VOCA), which sends professionals from the United States to provide technical assistance in developing nations.
He also worked as a Human Resource and Administration Manager for CARE International, As a Country Coordinator for Lifewater International and research fellow in minority studies for the University of Iowa in Iowa City. Currently, Daudi is serving a President of Africa Community Empowerment (project A.C.E.) and managing partner with Global Partners Consulting.
Attorney Jeffrey D. Stulberg is a native of California and operates a litigation practice from his offices in San Luis Obispo, located midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco on the Central Coast of California.
Mr. Stulberg is a 1985 graduate of the University of Oregon School of Law in Eugene, Oregon, where he also completed his undergraduate studies in Psychology and Philosophy. He was admitted to the practice of law in California in 1988, after several years as a claims manager for a professional liability and indemnity company.
Mark A. Zohns
Doc. Engr., PE, C.F.P.E. (Fluid Power)
Registered Mechanical Engineer in CA
Dr. Zohns is a Cal Poly alumnus, a California-registered mechanical engineer, and registered fluid power engineer. He teaches Agricultural Mechanics, Computer-Aided Design for Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Systems Engineering, and Equipment Engineering. Current research activities include principal investigator for “Controlled Traffic Farming System,” funded by the Southern California Gas Co., and Pacific Gas and Electric. He has advised a number of design class projects, ranging from an apple cider press to a poultry feather-plucking machine.
Master of Science in Geology, California State University, Los Angeles, 1978.
Bachelor of Arts in Geology, California State University, Fresno, 1974.
Cleath & Associates – Consultant, 1984-present
Cleath-Harris Geologists, Inc. - President, 2009
James M. Montgomery, Consulting Engineers, Inc. - Senior Hydrogeologist, 1977-1984
Ground Water Basin Management: Water rights, hydrologic inventories, safe yield estimates, water conservation methods, basin yield optimization, institutional approaches, water quality monitoring.
Studies and Investigations: Feasibility, environmental impact, hydrogeologic, basin yield availability, ground water contamination, hazardous waste site assessment.
Design and Construction Management Services for Water Wells: Site evaluation, preliminary designs, engineer’s cost estimates, contract and specifications documents, monitor work progress and contractual compliance, record drawing.
Field Exploration: Pumping tests, drilling programs, geophysical surveys, fluid level measurements, ground water sampling, geologic mapping.
Geotechnical Investigations: Sea cliff retreat estimates, seismic hazard assessments, subsidence assessment and mitigation, shrink-swell phenomena, landslide studies, dam siting, water issues.