Margie J. Wheeler is an executive strategist for The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, where she has held positions in water planning, public affairs and the executive office over the last 20 years. She currently works on the Bay-Delta Initiatives program focused on long-term strategic planning. She holds a masters degree in advanced management from the Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management at the Claremont Graduate University and a MBA from the University of La Verne. She is pursuing a Doctor of Policy, Planning and Development at USC. She also serves as an adjunct professor in the MBA program at the University of La Verne. Margie is a Leadership California alumna, Class of 2011, and currently serves as the Board President. She is also a member of the Leadership California Board of Directors and the Americal Lung Association Los Angeles Board of Directors..